Ocular Albinism Cataract Surgery

Ocular albinism poses a number of challenges for cataract surgery. The patient often has concomitant nystagmus, underlying amblyopia, macular issues,…

Wound-Assist Technique for IOL Delivery

The switch from large-incision manual extracap cataract surgery to smaller-incision phacoemulsification was helped tremendously by the advent of foldable IOLs.…

Why I love Routine Cataract Cases

Many of the articles and videos here at CataractCoach.com feature unusual, difficult, or challenging cataract cases. These are fun videos…

Cataract Surgery Learning Grid

During ophthalmology residency, residents are exposed to cataract surgery in steps, starting from the most basic and ending with advanced…

Cataract Surgery in Marfan Syndrome

Patients with Marfan Syndrome have a congenital, progressive weakness in the zonular structures which support the crystalline lens. As such,…

YAG Laser Capsulotomy Techniques

Posterior capsule opacification (PCO) is common after cataract surgery. Even a perfect surgery by a master surgeon still leads to…

Cataract Surgery in Keratoconus

Patients with keratoconus, like all patients, eventually develop cataracts. However, cataract surgery in these keratocomic eyes is not the same…

Divide-and-Conquer Technique

To facilitate removal of the cataract nucleus with the phaco probe, it is helpful to divide it into quadrants or…

3 Golden Rules for Patient Discussions

Physicians need to understand importance of patient discussions regarding surgery Letting patients speak, making a specific recommendation, and explaining what…

The Curse of the Baby Rhexis

This case is brought to you in conjunction with EyeGuru.org, an excellent resource for both ophthalmologists in training and ophthalmologists…