New phaco chop technique helps eliminate risk of capsular damage

Hasson, Matt
July 2008
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p34
Academic Journal
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.


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