Top Picks of the Year

Top Picks of the Year

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today


Members of CRST’s editorial board share their choices of the best this year had to offer. Because this article went to press before 2016 began, any developments from its last weeks are not included. Even so, the panel had plenty of material.

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SURGICAL PLANNING

Y. Ralph Chu, MD, of Edina, Minnesota, was impressed when James Schumer, MD, demonstrated how he uses the TrueVision 3D Visualization and Guidance System (TrueVision Systems) in conjunction with the Victus femtosecond laser (Bausch + Lomb).5 “Not only was this interesting from the perspective of protecting the longevity of the surgeon (up to 70% of surgeons over [age] 50 have some type of neck issue6,7),” Dr. Chu said, but he was also intrigued by how the TrueVision system’s integration with the Cassini (i-Optics) helped to guide the alignment of toric IOLs and limbal relaxing incisions. Dr. Chu anticipates that further integration of preoperative diagnostic tools to provide real-time information in the OR will improve surgical outcomes in the future.

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Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today