Simplified Phacoemulsification

by Navneet Toshniwal

The book discusses about the techniques of phaco surgery, the machine and instruments used in this surgery. It also gives an idea about anatomy and development on lens and the methods of selecting a patient for the surgery. The book gives a clear idea about capsulorhexis, hydro procedures, division of the nucleus, irrigation and aspiration, and removal of small pieces of nucleus. It discusses about various types of anesthesia used for phaco surgery, with its advantages, disadvantages, and complications. It also emphasizes on various advantages of no hydro in phaco surgery. It contains the techniques of hold and chop, the role of a chopper, the correlation of hold and chop with foot pedal, and the complications involved in chopping. It also discusses about the various types of lens used, its methods of loading, the materials used for the lens, and the advantages of these lens. The concept or idea of each chapter is well explained with live surgery photographs and key points.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Toshniwal Navneet Navneet Hospital, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789350904428
Speciality Ophthalmology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11881
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 246
Book Type Professional


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