University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Little Tear Out Rescue

Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD; Parisa Taravati, MD

This video shows the rescue of a near-radial tear of the capsule using the Little technique.

The technique is described in Little BC, Smith JH, Packer M. Little capsulorhexis tear-out rescue. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2006 Sep;32(9):1420-2. PubMed PMID: 16931249.

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last updated: January 2009


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