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Cutting the cost of cataract surgery--a financial audit.
  1. J Filer,
  2. T J Roberts-Harry and
  3. J D Jagger
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Free Hospital, London.

    Abstract

    We have analysed the cost of disposable equipment used during cataract surgery by eight different surgeons over a six-month period in the same hospital. By comparing the costs of single-use items used by each surgeon we highlight how significant savings can be made by change of technique (without an adverse effect on surgical outcome).

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