Erbium: Yag laser emulsification of grade 4+ porcine and human cataracts using a germanium oxide fiber probe

Nicholas J. Scott, Susan R. Trammell, Nathaniel M. Fried, Priscila Wittmann, Ashley K. Behrens, Alexei Tchapyjnikov, Ken Levin, Danh Tran

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Abstract

Previous studies reported difficulty emulsifying hard cataracts with Erbium:YAG laser. This preliminary ex vivo tissue study demonstrates successful Er:YAG laser emulsification of Grade 4+ cataracts using a germanium oxide /sapphire optical fiber delivery system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PagesBTuF2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
EventBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008 - St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Duration: Mar 16 2008Mar 19 2008

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OtherBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySt. Petersburg, FL
Period3/16/083/19/08

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Scott, N. J., Trammell, S. R., Fried, N. M., Wittmann, P., Behrens, A. K., Tchapyjnikov, A., Levin, K., & Tran, D. (2008). Erbium: Yag laser emulsification of grade 4+ porcine and human cataracts using a germanium oxide fiber probe. BTuF2. Paper presented at Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008, St. Petersburg, FL, United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/biomed.2008.btuf2