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How do doctors do eye surgery on a baby?

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Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Training!

If an eye disease on an infant is so severe or vision threatening as to require surgery, specially trained surgeons and anesthesiologists use general anesthesia and the typical micro-surgical techniques used in all eye surgery to do it! knowledge and good preparation for surgical aftercare is also required.

In brief: Training!

If an eye disease on an infant is so severe or vision threatening as to require surgery, specially trained surgeons and anesthesiologists use general anesthesia and the typical micro-surgical techniques used in all eye surgery to do it! knowledge and good preparation for surgical aftercare is also required.
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Under anesthesia

Usually the eye surgeons that would work on a baby have done special training that includes the work involved.
They would enlist the aid of anesthesiologists that get the baby under and still, so the delicate work can proceed safely.

In brief: Under anesthesia

Usually the eye surgeons that would work on a baby have done special training that includes the work involved.
They would enlist the aid of anesthesiologists that get the baby under and still, so the delicate work can proceed safely.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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