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Discission of a soft or secondary cataract.
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Discission of a soft or secondary cataract or opening of a blocked glaucoma filtering bleb with a needle puncture.
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Patient discussion about needling

Q. I am thinking are there any other ways to pressurize or use these points apart from needles? hi all…I was advised by my practitioner to pressurize on the acupuncture points regularly using needle and it is painless. I am thinking are there any other ways to pressurize or use these points apart from needles?

A. Yes…there are some other techniques available where they can excite the points for the same effect as acupuncture points which may give some additional benefits. Techniques used are moxibustion, essential oils and now even laser biostimulation is gaining popularity.

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The attendant reduction in web drafting, evident at all draw-off speeds, makes this concept a very significant advancement in needling technology.