Flip and Chop Technique

Devgan, Uday
February 2005
Review of Ophthalmology;Feb2005 Supplement, Vol. 12, p20
Trade Publication
Discusses the Flip and Chop technique of nucleus removal in eye surgery. Administration of the technique to a patient with an advanced nuclear and posterior sub-capsular cataract resulting in counting fingers vision; Detection of the safety and efficacy of the procedure in correcting cataract problems.


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