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Nuclear Dissasembly Techniques: Phacoemulsification

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Title: Nuclear Dissasembly Techniques: Phacoemulsification
Author: Alan S. Crandall, MD, Vice-Chair, Department of Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences
Date: 12/20/2016
Keywords/Main Subjects: Phacoemulsification; Crystalline lens removal techniques; OVD; viscoelastic
Diagnosis: Cataract
Brief Description: Alan Crandall is one of the top cataract surgeons in the world and a former president of ASCRS (the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery). This video covers all of the techniques of lens removal with concentration on phacoemulsification. Exceptional detail and practical considerations are covered. The physics and practical aspects of viscoelastics are also discussed. Techniques to make surgery more elegant and improve outcomes are discussed.
Format: video
Series: EIU Lecture Series 2016
Identifier: Moran_CORE_23495
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