University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

VA Wet Lab Session 2: Irrigation & Aspiration (I&A) and Nucleus Disassembly


  • Demonstrate ability to remove cortical material using I&A on the EyeSi
  • Describe various techniques for nucleus disassembly:
    • Divide and Conquer
    • Stop and Chop
    • Quick Chop
  • Demonstrate ability with nucleus disassembly on the EyeSi.
    • Using Divide and Conquer
  • To practice using chopping
  • Demonstrate ability with using the phacoemulsification foot pedal.


Review Questions for Oral Exam

last updated: 05/18/2015
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