Surgeon offers tips to help reduce endothelial trauma during cataract surgery

Vasta, Stephanie
June 2010
Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p6
Academic Journal
The article offers tips from surgeon David F. Chang on reducing endothelial trauma on Fuch's dystrophy patients undergoing cataract surgery. He discusses the phaco chop technique and the advantages of using it. He also mentions capsular eye staining, the dispursive viscosurgical device, and phacoemulsification. The significance of a manual extracapsular cataract extraction for patients with higher risk eyes is explained.


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