1490: large Descemet detachment

We all know how delicate the Descemet layer of the cornea is and also how easily it is damaged. Even still, this video shows a complication that is sudden, severe, and surprising. Yet our guest surgeon does a great job of staying cool and recovering from this complication while delivering an excellent visual outcome to this patient. You will certainly learn a lot from watching this video. At the end of a routine cataract surgery, when the wound is hydrated with balanced salt solution, the fluid inadvertently causes a Descemet detachment from hydro-dissection. What would you do next? Click below to learn how to rescue this case and save the day.

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