The secret to a great capsulorrhexis
29 days ago - By Healio
When we examine an eye that had previous cataract surgery years ago, we see two things: the incision and the capsulorrhexis. And based on those, we sometimes make a judgment as to the skills of the previous surgeon. We have no idea as to the prior postop inflammation, corneal edema or even macular swelling - all of which have resolved with the healing process. How can we make the ideal capsulorrhexis in order to produce a beautiful result and, more importantly, to provide the best visual results for our patients?
The capsulorrhexis should ideally overlap the optic a full 360° and
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