1180: adjusting aspiration flow rate

The aspiration flow rate on a peristaltic phaco pump determines the speed at which balanced salt solution enters the anterior segment during cataract surgery. A faster flow rate means that followability is increased and more fluid can move within the eye during the same period of time. This video explains the concepts of adjusting the aspiration flow rate to your surgical style and technique.

click to learn how to optimize your aspiration flow rate: