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Clinical Comparison of Femtosecond Laser and Conventional Ultrasonic Emulsification Cataract Surgery

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DOI: 10.23977/medsc.2023.040801 | Downloads: 8 | Views: 193

Author(s)

Bai Liang 1, Wang Qinmei 2

Affiliation(s)

1 Eye Hospital, WMU Zhejiang Eye Hospital, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, 325027, China
2 Enshi Aier Eye Hospital, Enshi, Hubei, 445000, China

Corresponding Author

Wang Qinmei

ABSTRACT

Cataract is a common ophthalmic disease among the elderly population, which significantly affects their visual acuity. Therefore, effective measures need to be taken to treat cataracts, eliminate symptoms, and improve visual acuity. Traditional clinical approaches usually involve phacoemulsification, which yields moderate results. Thus, more effective treatment options are required to improve ocular indicators, corneal endothelial cell function, inflammatory markers in tears, and prevent complications. In this study, we compared the therapeutic effects and safety of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with traditional phacoemulsification in cataract patients. The results indicated that femtosecond laser-assisted surgery yielded superior overall treatment outcomes and higher safety levels compared to traditional phacoemulsification. Therefore, implementing femtosecond laser surgery in cataract treatment can achieve the desired therapeutic results without significant complications, leading to significant improvements in patients' visual acuity.

KEYWORDS

Femtosecond laser surgery; Conventional ultrasonic emulsification; Cataract; Clinical outcomes; Safety

CITE THIS PAPER

Bai Liang, Wang Qinmei, Clinical Comparison of Femtosecond Laser and Conventional Ultrasonic Emulsification Cataract Surgery. MEDS Clinical Medicine (2023) Vol. 4: 1-8. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/medsc.2023.040801.

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