Elastic Silicone Bowl to Catch Dislocated Lens and Substitute for Posterior Lens Capsule During Phacoemulsification | ASCRS
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Elastic Silicone Bowl to Catch Dislocated Lens and Substitute for Posterior Lens Capsule During Phacoemulsification
April 2018
Meeting: 2018 Annual Meeting
Presenter: Masayuki Akimoto, MD, PhD
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Elastic silicone bowl, cut out from test chamber, can be inserted through corneoscleral incision, and can hold dislocated lens or Soemmering’s ring in the vitreous. After pulling up the bowl to the iris plane, the bowl substituted for the posterior lens capsule to keep lens fragments in the bowl during phacoemulsification and aspiration. The bowl can be removed using forceps.
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This film was submitted to the 36th Annual ASCRS Film Festival within the 2018 ASCRS ASOA Annual Meeting. 

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