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It is not only the refractive surgeon who should utilize this instrument but also the cataract surgeon. The most important refractive surgery done in the world is cataract surgery and not laser-in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) or photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). With more advancements in corneal topography, topographic-assisted LASIK will become available to everyone with an excimer laser. One might also have the corneal topographic machine fixed onto the operating microscope so that one can easily reduce the astigmatism of the patient.

Of course, they should still allow an ergonomic manipulation of the tubing/handpiece, as well as (in peristaltic pumps) allow the adequate functioning of the pump mechanism. Machines Minimizing Surge Some machines have additional features designed to diminish the possibility of surge. The Prestige (AMO, Santa Ana, Calif) decreases its pump speed as the actual vacuum approaches the maximum vacuum preset. The microprocessor controls a process akin to programmed rise time. Through a feed-back system, pump speed regulation is related to the prevailing vacuum.

6-mm phaco incision. 4 mm incisions. This is seen clearly in Figures 5-11 and 5-12. Tec GmbH IOL. If you compare the preoperative and the postoperative photographs, you will see there is not much difference between the two. In this case, a rollable IOL was implanted. From this picture we will notice that there is not much difference between the preoperative photo and the 1 day postoperative photo. S UMMARY Corneal topography is an extremely important tool for the ophthalmologist. It is not only the refractive surgeon who should utilize this instrument but also the cataract surgeon.

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