Alan S. Crandall, MD, describes indications of loose zonules, including asymmetry of the anterior chamber and dimpling of the capsule when a surgeon begins the capsulorhexis. To secure the optimal outcome, Dr. Crandall explains what devices he prefers to have on-hand at the onset of cases. These include capsular tension rings, Mackool Cataract Support System, and iris hooks. Different cases call for different CTRs and sizes—here’s why.
Capsular Tension Rings, CTRs • Cataract • Cataract Surgery • Cataracts • Mackool Cataract Support System • Zonules