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Needling Method was Created
This is when the first cataract removal surgery was done by Jacques Daviel.
The invention of modern cataract surgery where the natural lens is replaced by an implant.
Invention of phacoemulsification, where sound is used to break the lens into particles which can be removed with a small probe vacuum.
Invention of the foldable IOL which was a foldable silicone len implant.
Invention of the laserphaco probe which helped to restore vision in people that have been blind due to cataracts for years.
During this time period was the invention of couching.
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