Advances in Cataract Surgery

Majed Alkharashi; Walter J Stark; Yassine J Daoud


Expert Rev Ophthalmol. 2013;8(5):447-456. 

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In a relatively short period of time, cataract surgery has transformed from a procedure that was wrought with significant morbidities and rather high risk of vision loss to one of the safest procedures in modern medicine. The patients' as well as the doctors' expectations are ever increasing. Twenty years ago, cataract surgery's main aim was that of visual rehabilitation. Today, cataract surgery is also becoming a refractive procedure with relatively few side effects and excellent safety and efficacy.