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AN ENGINEERING APPROACH TO VITREORETINAL SURGERY

CHARLES, STEVE MD

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
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The central point of this paper is that a surgeon, like a pilot, produces safer, more effective performance if they understand the physics and engineering principles underlying their machines and techniques.

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences and Adjunct Professor of Engineering, University of Memphis.

Dr. Charles has disclosed that he is a consultant to Alcon Laboratories.

Reprint requests: Steve Charles, MD, 6401 Poplar Avenue, Suite 190, Memphis, TN 38119; e-mail: scharles@att.net

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