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    Designer cataract surgery concept tailored to each case

    ‘Premium’ cataract surgery is not necessarily ‘custom’ cataract surgery


    Though one cannot guarantee outcomes in every case, one can surely guarantee the attempt to perfect each and every case. This mindset will make every cataract surgery a pleasure and raise the bar from routine assembly line medicine to focused, custom-tailored surgery with a payback that is beyond measure.

    In the next part of this four-part column, I will review cataract surgery as a planned optical manipulation in a staged, combination concept to correct complex cases in designing vision.




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    Arun C. Gulani, MD, is founding director and chief surgeon of the Gulani Vision Institute, Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Gulani has no financial interests to declare.


    Arun C. Gulani, MD
    Dr. Gulani is director of refractive surgery and chief, cornea & external disease, as well as assistant professor, department of ...

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