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Treatment of high myopia using a passively Q-switched Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Razvan V. Dabu; Benone D. Carstocea; M. Burcea
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Paper Abstract

A method of lens extraction after Nd:YAG laser capsulonucleolysis in the eyes with high myopia is described. The scheme and performance specifications of the Nd:YAG laser used for preparing the extracapsular lens extraction are presented. The treatment begins a few months before lens extraction by scleroplasty associated with cryoprofilaxy or Argon laser endocerclage. Twenty-four to forty-eight hours before the operation Nd:YAG laser pulses are applied on the exterior capsule, first in the periphery and then just in the middle of the pupila. A capsulonucleolysis is obtained and the extraction of the transparent lens is performed in extracapsular extraction of the cataract.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 August 1992
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1644, Ophthalmic Technologies II, (14 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137407
Show Author Affiliations
Razvan V. Dabu, Institute of Atomic Physics (Romania)
Benone D. Carstocea, Central Military Hospital (Romania)
M. Burcea, Central Military Hospital (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1644:
Ophthalmic Technologies II
Jean-Marie Parel, Editor(s)

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