University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Session 1: Oral Exam Potential Question

6) Describe the time out procedure during cataract surgery.


The time out procedure consists of confirming the patient’s name, procedure to be performed, eye to undergo the procedure, and the intraocular lens power (which is checked with the intraocular lens calculation sheet).

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