University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds.org

Operating Room Basics

Objectives

  • Describe all of the steps of cataract surgery
  • Describe the "time-out" procedure performed in the OR prior to cataract surgery.
  • Explain how to use the operating room microscope, including the foot pedal.
  • Describe how to use the phacoemulsification foot petal

Reading


Videos

Setting up the wet lab
Watch on YouTube

 

Tsuite first case
Watch on YouTube

 

Microscope foot pedalWatch on YouTube

 

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