New viscoadaptive is `remarkable' aid for cataract surgery

Charters, Lynda; Osher, Robert
September 2000
Ophthalmology Times;09/01/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p23
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Deals with the potential of viscoelastic material, Healon 5, during cataract surgery. Attributes of the viscoelastic material; Techniques for complete removal of Healon 5; Advantage of Healon 5 over other cataract surgery tools.


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