Surgical Maneuvers

Surgical Maneuvers

Discussing the latest surgical tips, techniques and pearls.

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Femtosecond laser assists in complex cataract surgery case

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 25, 2015
Timothy F. Page, MD
Cataract surgery is usually safe and relatively easy to perform, especially for the experienced eye surgeon. However, the degree of surgical…
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Pars plana approach can be used for surgical injection technique

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2015
Ephraim Singh Atwal, MD
Topical ocular medications are an integral part of the pre- and postsurgical therapeutic regimen for cataract and other anterior segment procedures…
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Sunalp YAG laser lens technique can be used to mark corneal axis for toric IOL placement

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2015
Murad A. Sunalp, MD, MBA, FACS; Myhidin H. Shehu, MD, MBA
Cataract surgery has clearly advanced in technology, surgical techniques, IOLs and ophthalmic viscosurgical devices. This means our patients are…
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I-Ring offers new strategy for intraoperative small pupil management

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2015
Kenneth R. Kenyon, MD; Roberto Pineda, MD
Adequate visualization of the cataractous lens is essential for safe phacoemulsification and IOL implantation. A compromised lens view due to partial…
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Amniotic membrane can be used to manage Mooren’s ulcer with descemetocele

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2015
Thomas John, MD
Mooren’s ulcer is a rare disorder that may require surgical intervention. Although Mooren’s ulcer can occur in both sexes at any age, it…
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Updates on surgical techniques for pediatric cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2015
Abhay R. Vasavada, MS, FRCS; Sajani Shah, MS; Viraj Vasavada, MS
Globally, congenital cataracts account for 5% to 20% of blindness in children, and these numbers differ in various countries. In the U.S., the…
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Surgeon details pterygium surgery technique with auto-limbal conjunctival grafting

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2015
Minas Coroneo, BSc (Med), MB BS, MSc Syd, MD, MS UNSW, FRACS, FRANZCO
Pterygium surgery may be required to improve vision or cosmetic appearance or for symptomatic relief, and often it is challenging both…
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Surgeon: Give up the surgical limbus and use clear cornea instead

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2015
Steven B. Siepser, MD, FACS
Femtosecond laser entry into the cataract surgery arena had a positive influence on the key steps of cataract surgery, namely anterior capsulotomy…
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Preloaded IOL injectors for microincisions increase efficiency, safety

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2015
Douglas D. Koch, MD
Cataract surgery continues to evolve and advance in terms of technology, along with improved techniques, to offer a final result of augmented visual…
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Correct technique, tools can optimize femtosecond surgery outcomes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2015
Severin Palydowycz, MD, FACS
Modern-day cataract surgery requires lysis of most, if not all, corticocapsular adhesions toward the outer lens surface and freeing cortical-nuclear…