Speaker: Resist urge to run from cases with poor outcomes

KOLOA, Hawaii – Physicians must resist the urge to avoid complicated patients, a presenter said here. Marguerite B. McDonald, MD, FACS, described a LASIK case, performed with a LADARVision laser and an Innovatome microkeratome, in which the cornea was perforated, and the steps she took to correct it.“After ectasia developed and stabilized, refractive lens exchange with a toric IOL and LRIs to debulk the cylinder and intentionally make the patient hyperopic is a great approach because the surgeon can go back later and did wavefront-based ablation in the peripheral cornea (Read more...)

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