The role of hypnosis in opthalmic surgery and anaesthesia

Maybe you’ve seen this before or heard about it, maybe you yourself practice for example “safe place hypnosis”- but this French clinic does it all in a quite impressive way: giving hypnosis to surgical cataract patients. One of the few articles you find about the combination of hypnosis and ophthalmic surgery stems from Caroline Légère-Vandeix’s quill. She works as anaesthetic nurse and hypnotherapeute for Dr. Pascal Pietrini an ophthalmic surgeon at Nantes, France. You don’t have to have much of a grasp on French ( although it always helps)to see the tranquility of the setting and the good the pleasure the old folks express about having undergone a procedure the perceived as stressful in so serene a setting