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Title The history of modern cataract surgery / edited by Marvin L. Kwitko and Charles D. Kelman
Published Hague, Netherlands : Kugler Publications, [1998]
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Summary Surely the threat of blindness from whatever cause, is an event faced by an ever-growing segment of our aging population. However, when the cause was cataract formation, over the centuries a definite treatment evolved and became available to help those afflicted with this problem, from couching, through crude extra-capsular Graeffe knife extraction, intra-capsular cataract surgery, and planned extra-capsular surgery, to phacoemulsification (ultrasound or laser). Doctors, therefore, recognized very early that there was one blinding condition which could be treated and in which vision could be i
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed Aug. 9, 2012)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cataract -- Surgery -- History.
Cataract Extraction -- history.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kelman, Charles D.
Kwitko, Marvin L.
ISBN 9062991548
9062998313 (electronic bk.)
9789062998319 (electronic bk.)