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Astigmatic overcorrection and axis flip for targeting minimal remaining refractive astigmatism with toric intraocular lenses

Journal of cataract and refractive surgery, 2018; 44: 109 – 110

Recent Research into Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a failure of focus of the eye which occurs when the focusing surfaces in the eye are oval instead of spherical (similar to the difference in shape between an Australian rules football and a soccer ball).  A/Prof Michael Goggin has had…

Preliminary results of ESCRS/EUREQUO FLACS Study show femto and phaco comparable

The preliminary results of the joint ESCRS/EUREQUO FLACS (femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery) Study demonstrate that, even in different patient populations, results are similar in FLACS and phacoemulsification, Peter Barry, MD,…

Early research findings on laser-based cataract surgery in Europe

There are several methods of removing cataracts and the recent introduction of “femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery” or FLACS has been touted to improve outcome of routine cataract surgery by the companies marketing the lasers and some surgeons.…