Self-Assessment Test Cataract Surgery

  • Richard S. Koplin
  • Elaine I. Wu
  • David C. Ritterband
  • John A. Seedor
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Abstract

True or False: Modern cataract surgery is minimally invasive. This means that there are virtually no risks to undergoing modern cataract surgery. Answer: False. Although modern cataract surgery has reached a unique level of safety and efficacy, no patient should undergo a procedure without understanding the process of informed consent which includes both the rewards and risks to surgery.

Keywords

Cataract Tray Prep Detritus Flushing 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard S. Koplin
    • 1
  • Elaine I. Wu
    • 2
  • David C. Ritterband
    • 3
  • John A. Seedor
    • 3
  1. 1.Cataract ServiceNew York Eye and Ear InfirmaryNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.New York Eye and Ear InfirmaryNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Corneal and Refractive ServicesNew York Eye and Ear InfirmaryNew YorkUSA

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