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 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…

4 Cases of Surgical Iris Repair

From CataractCoach.com: This young man sustained a terrible trauma which resulted in severe ocular trauma. A shard of glass penetrated…

Why did this IOL de-center?

This patient had cataract surgery about 2 months ago with a local ophthalmologist. She did well initially, achieving 20/20 vision…

3 Rules for making Phaco Incisions

A well-constructed corneal/limbal phaco incision will improve your cataract surgery technique and provide better results for your patient. (scroll down…