Poor Draping leads to more Complications

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This case should be a routine, straightforward surgery with a low chance of complications. But that changes when the draping is poor because this leads to decreased visibility for the surgeon. During the capsulorhexis, the surgeon assumes that it is complete and then pulls out of the eye only to realize that it is incomplete. Fortunately, the capsulorhexis is saved and the radialization is prevented. The draping is adjusted to provide better visibility and the rest of the case proceeds normally. The patient does great and achieves excellent 20/20 vision. The take home lesson: draping is an important step of cataract surgery!

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  1. Thanks for helping patients all around the world.lm great fan of you.I tried to contribute also please see my efforts in eyetube and healio

    1. Thank you for the kind comments. We would welcome you to submit a video as a guest surgeon on CataractCoach.com
      And one day when we meet at a big ophthalmology congress, please stop and say hello! It would be a pleasure to meet you

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