A Cataract Breakthrough May Be On The Way

A new one-step technique could be a bonanza for tiny Optex

Cataract surgery has come a long way from the days when your local practitioner used a finger to push the clouded lens out of the way--a technique used well into this century in the developing world. Surgical methods have improved dramatically, but conventional surgery remains difficult and expensive--big drawbacks for what has become the most frequent operation of any kind for people over 60.

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