Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology Series: Cataract Surgery book cover

Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology Series: Cataract Surgery

Text with DVD

This volume in the brand-new SURGICAL TECHNIQUES IN OPHTHALMOLOGY SERIES discusses the history, development, and current techniques and technology relating to one of the most commonly performed operations in the world—cataract extraction and intra-ocular lens implantation. Descriptions, accompanied by numerous full-color illustrations, offer you step-by-step guidance on how to prepare for and carry out successful surgeries. A concise format complements the commentary and the surgical procedures on the accompanying DVD help you hone your clinical skills.

Ophthalmologists, Residents in Ophthalmology

Hardbound, 180 Pages

Published: June 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2969-4


  • 1. Introduction and general issues

    2. Tool, facilities and the operating team

    3. Anaesthesia for cataract surgery

    4. Preparation for surgery

    5. Wound placement and construction

    6. Viscoelastics

    7. Capsulorhexis and capsule problems

    8. Hydrodissection and hydrodelineation

    9. Nucleus removal strategies

    10. Irrigation / Aspiration

    11. Lens implantation

    12. Post-operative care

    13. Adjuncts for complex cases

    14. Management of complications

    Contents List of Video Clips

    Ch 5. Wound placement and construction

    - Wound scleral tunnel
    - Corneal tunnel
    - Stromal hydration
    - Stromal hydration
    - Cross stitch
    - Temporal wound
    - Extracaps wound

    Ch 8. Hydrodissection and hydrodelineation

    - Hydro golden ring
    - Hydrodissection wave

    Ch 9. Nucleus removal strategies

    - Phaco chop
    - Testing phaco reflux
    - D+C difficult rotation
    - Phaco chop
    - D+C high mag slow
    - Chip and flip
    - EC wound

    Ch 10. Irrigation/Aspiration

    - IA two types
    - IA straight only

    Ch 11. Lens implantation

    - Injected IOL
    - AC IOL
    - Acrysof insert
    - Cee-on insert

    Ch 13. Adjuncts for complex cases

    - Iris and caps hooks

    Ch 14. Management of complications

    - EC stitches
    - Ant vity and Triamcin


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