University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Cataract Surgery Pre-Chop Pearls

Daniel Bettis, MD
Twitter: @DanBettisMD

Additional Notes: Length 7:30

This narrated video describes pearls for using a pre-chopper to perform efficient and safe cataract surgery through a 2.2 mm incision while minimizing the delivery of irrigation and ultrasound energy to the eye. It also discusses the use of the pre-chopping instrument in cases with poor nuclear rotation and in cases with poor dilation.

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last updated: 08/09/2016
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