1163: phaco behind the corneal scar

When a corneal scar limits the visualization, how can you still complete the cataract surgery in a safe manner? And is doing just cataract surgery alone going to make the vision any better in this eye with a long-standing corneal scar? You may be surprised to find out that patients can do very well with just the cataract surgery and using a step-wise approach may be the wisest move. You can do the cataract surgery now and if the resultant vision is not sufficient, a corneal transplantation procedure can be done in the future. This video explains it all.

click to learn how to do cataract surgery behind a corneal scar: