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9 8 • O U T PA 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 1 6 "I can read again." "I can drive again." These are the types of symptomatic improvements we see in patients undergoing procedures like cataract and refractive surgery, but lately we're seeing these same improvements in patients undergo- ing laser floater removal (vitreolysis). Patients like ophthal- mologist Jack Bussa, MD. He noticed that floaters — tiny clumps of cells inside the vitreous — impaired his vision after he had multifocal lenses implanted. The high-volume surgeon from Janesville, Wis., was frustrat- ed with his vision when he showed up in my clinic to give YAG laser vit- reolysis a try. After 2 sessions, the floaters had mostly disappeared and he noticed significantly improved visualization when performing Should You Add Laser Floater Removal? • LASER FOCUSED Vitreolysis is a non-invasive procedure that can eliminate the visual disturbance caused by floaters. Advancements in YAG laser technology have made vitreolysis safer and more effective. Inder Paul Singh, MD | Racine, Wis. Inder Paul Singh, MD

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