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Phacoemulsification of subluxated lens with iris repair

Phacoemulsification of subluxated lens with iris repair

Phacoemulsification of subluxated lens with iris repair The surgical procedure in phacoemulsification for removal of cataract involves a number of steps. Each step must be carefully and skillfully performed in order to achieve the desired result. The steps may be described as follows: Anaesthesia; Exposure of the eyeball using a lid speculum; Entry into the eye through a minimal incision ... Read More »

ECCE for Subluxated Hypermature Cataract

ECCE for Subluxated Hypermature Cataract

ECCE for Subluxated Hypermature Cataract A Morgagnian cataract arises when a cortical cataract becomes hypermature. A cortical cataract is an opacity of the lens cortex or periphery of the lens. An early cortical cataract is often clinically diagnosed by spoke-like or wedge-shaped opacities of the lens, most commonly in the inferior quadrants. As the cataract matures, the lens fibers degenerate, ... Read More »

Phacoemulsification of white cataract

Phacoemulsification of white cataract

Phacoemulsification of white cataract Phacoemulsification (Phaco) is the most common technique used by developed countries. It involves the use of a machine with an ultrasonic handpiece equipped with a titanium or steel tip. The tip vibrates at ultrasonic frequency (40,000 Hz) and the lens material is emulsified. A second fine instrument (sometimes called a “cracker” or “chopper”) may be used from ... Read More »

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