TITLE

Dispersive-cohesive OVD performs well during all stages of lens removal, says surgeon

AUTHOR(S)
Hunkeler, John D.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;8/15/2009, Vol. 34 Issue 16, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which found that the ophthalmic viscosurgical device (OVD) of 1.6 percent sodium hyaluronate is superior compare to another OVD in phacoemulsification. The study assessed the performance of two different OVDs during a cataract removal processes and reinforced surgeons' preference for the product Amvisc Plus from Bausch & Lomb Inc. The study showed that Amvisc outperformed the other during phacoemulsication and the removal of intraocular lens implantation.
ACCESSION #
43982819

 

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