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The Secret of Gritflowness - October 2020 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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O n a winter's evening in 2017, Chris Fuller, MD, was about to cut into the most vibrant green bell pepper he had ever seen. "It was splayed before me, in bril- liant 4K high-def glory, on a 55-inch flat screen moni- tor," recalls Dr. Fuller, an ophthalmologist at Texas Retina Associates in Fort Worth. He slipped on a pair of 3D glasses and grabbed microsurgical forceps to deftly extract the pepper's seeds. He was practicing with the new heads-up display in prepara- tion for using it the next morning during an actual surgery. "Since then, I've never looked back," says Dr. Fuller. "I'm a huge champion of the technology." 4 4 • O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • O C T O B E R 2 0 2 0 The Future of Surgical Video Is in Sight Heads-up 3D imaging and extended reality platforms are becoming more prevalent in cutting-edge ORs. Danielle Bouchat-Friedman | Associate Editor SEEING IS BELIEVING Chris Fuller, MD, touts the clinical and ergonomic benefits of working with head-up displays during eye procedures. Texas Retina Associates

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