TITLE

Surgeon offers tips to help reduce endothelial trauma during cataract surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Vasta, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
53018413

 

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