Surgeons can find utility in evolved version of manual extracapsular cataract surgery

Devgan, Uday
June 2010
Ocular Surgery News;6/25/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p61
Academic Journal
The article proposes the use of an evolved version of manual extracapsular cataract surgery by surgeons especially in cases of mature cataract and in cases in which phacoemulsification is riskier or not possible. According to the author, the technique called small-incision cataract surgery (SICS) combines the benefits of phacoemulsification and is safer to the corneal endothelium. The procedure for SICS under retrobulbar or peribulbar anesthesia is described.


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