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Myosis in the operation of the YAG laser anterior capsulotomy
Author(s): Yong-Nian Li; Xiao-Wu Ni; Jian Lu; Anzhi He
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, 30 cases of extracapsular cataract extractions with a Nd:YAG laser are reported. Myosis phenomenon in laser operation is observed and its producing mechanism is discussed. Laser ophthalmology was the earliest field in laser application research, and pulse Nd:YAG laser ophthalmic instruments have been developed rapidly because of unique advantages in the anterior and posterior capsulotomy and trabecula shaping method. Thirty cases of extracapsular cataract extractions with the assistance of a Nd:YAG laser are reported in this paper. In laser operation, myosis phenomenon is observed, and its production mechanism is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1992
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1646, Laser-Tissue Interaction III, (7 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137478
Show Author Affiliations
Yong-Nian Li, Jingling Hospital (China)
Xiao-Wu Ni, East China Institute of Technology (China)
Jian Lu, East China Institute of Technology (China)
Anzhi He, East China Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1646:
Laser-Tissue Interaction III
Steven L. Jacques, Editor(s)

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