Bioptics still a viable concept, with broader meaning and scope

TOKYO — Twenty-five years after the term “bioptics” was first introduced by Roberto Zaldivar, MD, and José L. Güell, MD, it is still a viable concept with an even broader meaning and scope. “Originally, bioptics involved reducing most of the refractive error with a phakic IOL followed by a procedure on the cornea to top up for whatever correction was still needed. I also introduced the idea of adjustable refractive surgery, where a flap was performed at the time of phakic IOL implantation and re-lifted some months later to perform (Read more...)

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