IC-226 Learning Phaco Chop: Pearls and Pitfalls | ASCRS
IC-226 Learning Phaco Chop: Pearls and Pitfalls
May 2023
Meeting: 2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Course Instructors: David F. Chang, MD, ABO; Barry S. Seibel, MD
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Course Description
A stepwise game plan for converting to phaco chop will be presented, along with phacodynamic principles for selecting machine parameters and instrumentation. Using a special projection system, the audience will don stereo glasses to view 3-D high-definition videos that uniquely illustrate the angle and depth of the instrument tips for both horizontal and vertical chopping.

Educational Objective
To learn both variations of the phaco chop technique, their application and advantages in complicated cases, instrumentation, machine parameters, transition steps, and common mistakes.

2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting Instructional Courses

This 1.5 hour Instructional Course was recorded at the 2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, on May 5-8, 2023. 

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