University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds.org

Putting It All together, Part I

Objectives

  • Describe all of the steps of cataract surgery
  • List the instruments used for each step
  • Practice the steps of cataract surgery in an eye model (pig eyes, Kitaro, Phillips eyes, Simuleye, Eyesi etc)

Reading


Videos

Full Cases

Tsuite First Case
Watch on YouTube

 

Kitaro Eyes
Watch on YouTube

 


EQUIPMENT

Phaco Machine

Keratome

Side port

Viscoelastic, 27g cannula

Cystotome

Hydrodissection cannula

Second instrument (chopper or Drysdale)


Suggested citation format: Haugsdal J, Kitzmann A, Oetting TA. The Iowa Ophthalmology Wet Laboratory. EyeRounds.org. Updated Posting June 28, 2021. Originally Posted December 6, 2012. Available from http://www.EyeRounds.org/tutorials/Iowa-OWL-o2021/

last updated: 07/01/2021