1578: how to rescue this capsule split

You are performing cataract surgery and everything appears routine as the case is progressing smoothly. The nucleus is removed and you insert the IA probe into the anterior chamber to begin removing the cortex. And then you notice it: the posterior capsule is split wide open, right down the middle. Now what do you do? How can you finish this case without vitreous prolapse? How will you be able to securely place a posterior chamber IOL? In this video, the case is rescued smoothly and efficiently and the patient ends up with a great outcome. This complication will certainly happen to 100% of cataract surgeons — when it happens to you, will you know how to rescue the case? This video shows how.

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