The "Pendulum" Phaco Technique | ASCRS
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The "Pendulum" Phaco Technique
May 2020
Meeting: 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
Presenter: Jean Luc Febbraro, MD
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This « Pendulum » method requires a bent phaco probe, and begins with a central groove, followed by another 90° to the left and again to the right, without rotation of the nucleus. The bent probe tilts horizontally. Then, the nucleus is fractured in four pieces. This technique is particularly indicated in cases with fragile capsules, or shallow anterior chambers or suspected weak zonulae.
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This film was submitted to the 38th Annual ASCRS Film Festival within the 2020 ASCRS Virtual Annual Meeting.. 

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