'Flip and slice' technique offers a different take on cataract surgery

June 2010
Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p4
Academic Journal
This article offers updates on techniques used in cataract surgery. Enhanced surgical techniques due to advanced technology have improved phacoemulsification. The "flip and slice" technique has been modified using viscoadaptive ophthalmic viscosurgical devices (OVDs) to provide stability in the working space and protect the corneal endothelium. An ideal OVD is the Healon5 due to the provision of a controlled environment located in the anterior chamber of the eye.


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