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This website is designed to provide general information about vision, vision care and vision correction. It is not intended to provide medical advice. If you suspect that you have a vision problem or a condition that requires attention, consult an eye care professional as soon as possible for advice on the treatment of your own specific condition and for your own particular needs.
 

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Victus femtosecond laser platform receives 510(k) clearance from FDA for lens fragmentation procedure. Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today. August 2014.
Femtosecond laser refractive cataract surgery. Presentation by David F. Chang, MD, at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting. March 2011.
Femtosecond cataract technology: challenge to find ways for cataract surgeons to move towards "LASIK-like" outcomes. Eurotimes Magazine. March 2011.
Reproducibility of flap thickness with IntraLase FS and Moria LSK-1 and M2 microkeratomes. Journal of Refractive Surgery. June 2006.
 

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