Archive for April 2018

Saving Lives

Most of the time, we ophthalmologists are concerned with saving vision. Sometimes we are more focused on improving vision. Occasionally, we get the opportunity to do a little more. I recall a patient who was sent to me as a dry eye evaluation. Being a cornea specialist, I get plenty of dry eye evaluations, so…

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What is viscoelastic?

During cataract surgery, we make incisions into the front part of the eye. The front part of the eye is full of a watery liquid that allows it to keep its shape. When the incision is made, that watery liquid leaks out, and the front of the eye can’t keep its shape. If there is…

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