Pre-Chop with just 2 Choppers

Guest surgeon Dr Valentin Apostolov from Amsterdam shows us his technique for splitting a dense nucleus into small fragments before ever placing the phaco probe inside the eye. This truly minimizes the ultrasonic energy and allows for efficient nucleus removal. The key to the procedure is placing the paracentesis incisions directly opposite each other.

click below to learn this pre-chop technique for a dense cataract:

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