Small pupils can create challenging phaco cases

Devgan, Uday
December 2008
Ocular Surgery News;12/25/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p29
Academic Journal
The article presents strategies on performing phacoemulsification in small pupils. It notes that phacoemulsification can be challenging to eye surgeons because the large lens needs to be fully removed via an opening that is significantly smaller without damaging the delicate iris tissue. It suggests the use of bimanual irrigation and aspiration because through this technique, eye surgeons can safely perform cataract surgery.


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