1042: you must practice suturing!

If more than 99% of my cataract surgery cases do not require a suture, then why is it so important to practice suturing? This video is a must-see for any beginning or young surgeon (if you’ve done less than 500 or 1000 surgeries). Even a more experienced surgeon can benefit from suturing practice. Remember that no one is born knowing how to suture with 10-0 nylon while looking through a surgical microscope. The skills that you develop will help so much in your surgeries, even if they are sutureless.

click to learn this important lesson about why suturing practice is critical: