There are two types of ophthalmologists who do not ever have surgical complications: those who do not operate and those who are not fully truthful. Every surgeon, yes every single surgeon, will encounter surgical complications from time to time. The differentiating factor is the ability to recover from the complication, rescue the case, and still produce a great outcome.
Our guest surgeon is a true master of cataract surgery, Dr Pradip Mohanta from West Bengal, India. During phacoemulsification of the last nuclear piece, the phaco tip touches the posterior capsule for a fraction of a second and a hole develops and vitreous prolapses. Dr Mohanta shows us how to rescue this case and produce a beautiful surgical outcome with great vision for the patient.
Click below to learn these important techniques – one day you will need them!