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Comparison of two laser capsulotomy techniques: cruciate versus circular.

Authors
  • Kara, Necip
  • Evcimen, Yusuf
  • Kirik, Furkan
  • Agachan, Ahmet
  • Yigit, Fadime Ulviye
Type
Published Article
Journal
Seminars in ophthalmology
Publication Date
May 01, 2014
Volume
29
Issue
3
Pages
151–155
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/08820538.2013.874467
PMID: 24475914
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both the cross-like and circular Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy techniques induce similar visual and IOP changes. The circular technique is associated with a higher amount of energy used, more floater symptoms, and has a greater effect on macular thickness at one day after laser capsulotomy.

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