Simplifying Phacoemulsification: Safe and Efficient Methods for Cataract Surgery

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Slack, 1997 - Medical - 223 pages
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This text explains how to clearly understand & embrace phacoemulsification. Dr. Koch takes the essential concepts of phacoemulsification & demonstrates key methods for improving your technique. This book examines topics such as intraocular anesthesia instead of needles or eyedrops & corneal incisions instead of scleral ones. With improved technology, external forces, & new information, your perspective & how you approach surgery will change. This book will help you reevaluate phacoemulsification & your individual technique. Dr. Koch discusses important procedures such as Hydrodissection, Divide & Conquer, the Phaco Chop, Stop & Chop, & now ViscoExpression & Vacuum-Cleaner Phacoemulsification, clarifying each in his easy-to-understand style. New information on the importance of efficiency in the operating room is also included.

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