Playlist: Capsulorhexis

The capsulorhexis is an important step of cataract surgery. It allows us to maintain the strength of the capsular bag during cataract removal and it helps to securely hold the IOL optic in the correct position to give the most accurate post-operative refractive result. If the IOL moves forward, it will induce myopia and if it tilts, it causes astigmatism. The capsulorhexis is also an important part of your signature that you will leave on every eye. Take pride in your work and strive to make a perfect capsulorhexis every time. These videos will be very beneficial to beginning surgeons who are learning the art of surgery.

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