After doing 50 cataract surgeries, most beginning surgeons have developed good technique for the steps of the procedure. For surgeons in training, it is important to keep pushing ahead and make incremental improvements in each and every case. This means recording your cases, reviewing them, and then making a plan to hone every step.
50 cases is very early in the learning curve and it is important at this stage to correct any bad habits or awkward techniques. Watch the video below and tell me what advice you would give this young surgeon.
Click below to see a resident perform stop-and-chop for case #50: