TITLE

New phaco chop technique helps eliminate risk of capsular damage

AUTHOR(S)
Hasson, Matt
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that a combined vertical and horizontal phaco chopping technique allows for more consistency in cataract surgery than traditional methods, according to Rahul T. Pandit, who devised the method. The combo-technique is recommended for surgeons who want to try chopping but are afraid to damage the capsule. Pandit adds that combo-chop provides consistent division of the nucleus.
ACCESSION #
32766859

 

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