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[Comment] Femtosecond laser-assisted vs conventional cataract surgery

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Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed operations. Lasers are used for many applications in ophthalmology; however, their use in cataract surgery is fairly recent. On introduction to clinical practice, laser cataract surgery platforms were marketed as bringing a stepwise improvement in surgical technique and were used as a differentiating factor between many cataract surgery providers. The surgical steps automated in femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) are corneal incisions, opening of the crystalline lens capsule (capsulotomy), and crystalline lens fragmentation, with less phacoemulsification (ultrasound) energy subsequently needed to complete lens removal.

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