2 articles published in JoVE
A Novel Technique of Rescuing Capsulorhexis Radial Tear-out using a Cystotome Shah M. R. Karim*1, Chin T. Ong*2, Mizanur R. Miah3, Tamsin Sleep4, Abdul Hanifudin1 1Department of Ophthalmology, Hairmyres Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire, 2Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, 3National Institute of Ophthalmology, 4Department of Ophthalmology, South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust Capsulorhexis is an important step in phacoemulsification surgery. A surgeon creates a continous curvilinear tear on the anterior lens capsule by controlling the tearing vector forces. A peripherally extended tear is a serious complication. This video demonstrates a novel technique of rescuing capsular radial tear out using a cystotome.
A Novel Capsulorhexis Technique Using Shearing Forces with Cystotome Shah M. R. Karim1, Chin T. Ong2, Tamsin J. Sleep3 1Department of Ophthalmology, Hairmyres Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire, 2Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Ophthalmology, 3Department of Ophthalmology, South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust This video demonstrates a novel capsulorhexis technique in modern cataract surgery. Capsulorhexis is the most difficult and important part of phacoemulsification surgery.