Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases by Lucio Buratto MD, Stephen Brint MD, Luigi Caretti MD

By Lucio Buratto MD, Stephen Brint MD, Luigi Caretti MD

Cataract surgical procedure in complex situations offer the newest suggestions in treating advanced instances as confronted by means of today’s surgeons acting cataract surgery.

Dr. Lucio Buratto; Dr. Stephen Brint; and Dr. Luigi Caretti offer step by step method of facilitate tips to investigate the sufferer, practice the strategy, and supervisor the main demanding cataract surgical procedure complex circumstances dealing with either starting and skilled surgeons.

Cataract surgical procedure in complex circumstances covers a large choice of issues together with cataract in excessive myopia, floppy iris syndrome, demanding cataract, phacoemulsification with a small student, and IOL clarification and replacement.

Supplemented by way of greater than 250 colour illustrations, diagrams, a word list, and references, all surgeons, from newbie to specialist will wish this targeted source by way of their side.

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32 Chapter 3 Phacoemulsification Phacoemulsification in a glaucomatous eye may be complicated by a number of factors, including loose zonules, shallow chambers, pupils that are difficult to dilate, low endothelial cell count, and vitreous pressure. Speed, accuracy, and minimal invasiveness are essential for safety; surgeon experience with a specific procedure is also important. Regardless of technique, the following principles are standard: If dilation is not excellent, surgical maneuvers performed blindly behind the iris must be cautiously performed.

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