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The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)

Higher risk of glaucoma suspected in infants undergoing cataract surgery, says study

Maryland [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 04:58 PM IST
A study of the National Eye Institute (NEI) funded by Infant Aphakic Treatment discovered that cataract surgery may lead to increased eye pressure and optic nerve damage in infants.
Robotic surgery can enhance surgery and help patients in the COVID era, as well as has the potential to support surgery during future pandemics.
Robotic surgery can enhance surgery and help patients in the COVID era, as well as has the potential to support surgery during future pandemics.

COVID-19 drives robotic surgery for patients

UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 04:49 PM IST
In the COVID-19 era, the increasing use of surgical robotics can enable patients to get minimally invasive procedures, while providing greater protection to the surgical team, when compared to manual minimally invasive surgery
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