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Cataract surgery, Lowry Porter Ophthalmology, Raleigh, NC - A State of Sight #18

Isaac Porter, MD explains what cataracts are and what can be expected in a consultation evaluating cataracts. Surgical options are covered, including the three primary types of lens implants available. Standard intraocular lenses (IOLs) usually correct vision for distance, multifocal IOLs can give a full range of vision from up close to far away, and toric IOLs can correct astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery.

Pterygium, carnosidad, conjunctival autograft, conjunctiva - A State of Sight #10

Isaac Porter, MD from Lowry Porter Ophthalmology explains the basics of corneal transplantation, which is one of the most successful transplants in humans. Patients with cloudy, hazy, swollen, or scarred corneas may benefit from a transplant. Modern surgical techniques now allow the replacement of the entire cornea or selective transplantation of the inner or outer layers.

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