The Ocular Surface Case Series is a quarterly video segment featuring experts in the area of ocular surface disease who discuss recent studies and their clinical experience. Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS, of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York moderates this series and shares his pearls for treating the ocular surface.

14/19

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Episode 6: “Pop and Prechop”: Outcomes and Complication Rates of Supracapsular Phacoemulsification

by Marguerite McDonald MD, Christopher Starr MD

Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS, of Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York introduces his “pop and prechop” technique as an ideal method for residents to perform during cataract surgery. Results of his study show no cases of late corneal failure, shorter phaco time, and much less cumulative dissipated energy.