Channels: Cataract Surgery | Posted 4/7/2011
The first pseudoexfoliation case presents the typical signs of very loose zonules. After making the capsulorhexis with forceps, multi-direction hydrodissection helps mobilize the lens. Lisa Arbisser, MD, employs a chop technique and carefully supports the chamber will BSS. Dr. Arbisser delivers cortical material slowly under low-vacuum. After the bag is clean, a CTR is placed in the bag and an IOL is placed in the sulcus. As Dr. Arbisser explains, a three-piece lens with its haptics in the sulcus and its optic captured through the CCC to tamponade capsular contraction.