FLACS, conventional phaco yield similar outcomes

A study comparing conventional phacoemulsification surgery and femtosecond laser-assisted surgery found a significant reduction in posterior capsule rupture in the FLACS group and no other significant differences between the two techniques.
Four hundred eyes of 400 patients were included in the study; results for 170 eyes in the FLACS group and 171 eyes in the conventional group were reported at 1 month postoperatively. Mean uncorrected distance visual acuity in both groups was the same: 0.15 logMAR.
“To our knowledge, this is the largest [randomized controlled trial] published to date,

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