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    1. Ashok G, Alió JL. Femtosecond laser techniques and technology. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2012.

    2. Alió JL, Abdou AA, Puente AA, Zato MA, Nagy Z. Femtosecond laser cataract surgery: updates on technologies and outcomes. J Refract Surg. 2014;30:420-427.

    3. Alió JL, Soria F, Abdou AA, Peña-García P, Fernández-Buenaga R, Javaloy J. Comparative outcomes of bimanual MICS and 2.2-mm coaxial phacoemulsification assisted by femtosecond technology. J Refract Surg. 2014;30:34-40.

    4. Abell RG, Vote BJ. Cost-effectiveness of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery versus phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Ophthalmology. 2014;121:10-16.

    5. Popovic M, Campos-Möller X, Schlenker MB, Ahmed II. Efficacy and safety of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery compared with manual cataract surgery: a meta-analysis of 14 567 eyes. Ophthalmology. 2016;123:2113-2126.

    6. Alio JL, Soria F, Abdou AA. Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery followed by coaxial phacoemulsification or microincisional cataract surgery: differences and advantages. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2014;25:81-88.


    E-mail: [email protected]

    Dr Alió is professor and chairman of ophthalmology at the Miguel Hernandez University of Alicante, Spain, and founder of Vissum Corporation, Spain. Dr Alió is a member of the Ophthalmology Times Europe Editorial Advisory Board. Dr Alió did not indicate any proprietary interest relevant to the subject matter.




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