FEMCAT study shows equal outcomes, success rates, complications for femto surgery and standard phaco

Cedric Schweitzer
LISBON, Portugal — The FEMCAT study, a large, real-life, prospective, multicenter study comparing femtosecond laser cataract surgery and phacoemulsification, showed equal results and complications between the two procedures.
“We did not observe any specific issue related to the laser procedure, we did not observe any statistical difference between femto and phaco for all outcome measures, and whatever small difference was found is far beyond any clinical significance for the patient,” Cedric Schweitzer, MD, said at the European Society of Cataract and

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