Minimizing: A Continuous Trend in Cataract Surgery
  • I. Howard Fine
  • Jorge Alio
  • Mark Packer
  • Richard S. Hoffman
  • Peter Allan Karth

There is a growing body of investigation focused on minimally invasive bimanual microincision cataract surgery (MICS). The first reports of this technique published in peer-reviewed journals appeared in the mid-1970s and 1980s [1–4]. Agarwal is generally recognized as having created a renewed interest in this technique [5].


Cataract Surgery Well Correct Visual Acuity Corneal Thickness Corneal Endothelial Cell Endothelial Cell Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Howard Fine
    • 1
  • Jorge Alio
    • 2
    • 3
  • Mark Packer
    • 1
  • Richard S. Hoffman
    • 1
  • Peter Allan Karth
    • 4
  1. 1.Oregon Health & Science UniversityEugeneUSA
  2. 2.Vissum Instituto Oftalmológico de AlicanteMiguel Hernández University, Medical SchoolAlicanteSpain
  3. 3.Department of OphthalmologyMiguel Hernández UniversityAlicanteSpain
  4. 4.Department of OphthalmologyMedical College of WisconsinMilwgukeeUSA

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