In summary, no matter what the cause of a patientâs unhappiness after premium cataract surgery, it is in most cases possible to correct both the vision and the relation of the patient in question and their surgeon using a logic-based approach as described in this column.
In the next column, I will address keratoconus as a refractive surgeryâthinking outside the coneâa mindset that will revolutionize how surgeons look at and treat one of the most commonly blinding conditions in eye care.
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