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Day-case cataract surgery.
  1. M T Watts and
  2. J L Pearce
  1. Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital, Alexandra Hospital.


    The results of a series of 40 cataract extractions with lens implantation performed on day-case patients under local anaesthesia are reported. The ways in which modern surgical techniques have rendered this a safe procedure are described, and the potential benefits of day-case intraocular surgery are discussed.

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