Dream of Stressless and Safe Phaco: Cave and Divide Technique | ASCRS
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Film 77068: Dream of Stressless and Safe Phaco: Cave and Divide Technique
July 2021
Meeting: 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting
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Film ID: 77068
Presenting Author: Jiri Cendelin, MD, PhD
Producers: Nina Ondrova, MD
Category: New Techniques

Phacoemulsification can be difficult and stressful in some situations, especially for beginning surgeons. We designed a new method called “cave and divide”. The method is primarily useful in a small pupil and/or billowing iris. It provides a good visual control over the instruments, iris stability, and an easy way to continue after the first unsuccessful attempt to split the nucleus.

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