BSIP, LAURENT / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY BSIP, LAURENT / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Eye microsurgery. Surgeon carrying out microsurgery on a patient's eye to treat a cataract (opaque lens). The cloudy lens can be seen on the monitor at far left. The cataract will be replaced with an artificial (prosthetic) lens. Light is finely focused within the eye by the lens. Microsurgery involves the use of microscopes to carry out delicate surgical procedures.
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