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VIDEO: Devgan on when to use toric IOL vs. corneal incision for astigmatism correction

1 month ago   |   By Healio

NEW YORK - In this Healio Video Perspective from OSN New York, Uday Devgan, MD, discusses when it is best to choose a toric IOL or perform a corneal incision technique to correct astigmatism during cataract surgery.
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Embrace discomfort, use every avenue of training before implementing new techniques

Embrace discomfort, use every avenue of training before implementing new techniques

1 month ago   |   By Healio

NEW YORK - Before introducing a new technique or piece of technology, surgeons should prepare for all possible outcomes, according to one speaker here.
“I think we're really lucky because we're in a specialty that's really continually evolving, and it seems to be at an exponential rate,” Mitchell P. Weikert, MD, said during a presentation at OSN New York. “It keeps our life interesting and invested in our profession, but it can be stressful.”
Weikert shared a “common sense approach” for introducing new techniques and technologies.
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