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Battle Post-op Pain Without Opioids - April 2016 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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scenario, so you should have them on hand for every case. These rings and their workings look similar, but there are 2 key areas of difference between them. Depending on the number of points of contact with the margins of the iris, some rings may make the dila- tion more round and others more square. In addition, each has its own insertion and removal device. Some physicians may find that a particular device, and its unique manner of operation, works better than others. This could be a critical deciding factor. While they can probably get comfortable working with any ring during a case, the ability to easily insert and remove that ring is essential to an efficient process. OSM Dr. Newsom (hunter@newsomeye.net) is a cataract and refractive surgeon and the founder of Newsom Eye & Laser Center in Tampa and Sebring, Fla. J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 6 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 1 0 5

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