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Surgical Techniques

Phaco Flip and Chop Technique

Combo Chop: Combining the Advantages of Horizontal and Vertical Phaco Chop

Older Surgical Techniques Still Matter

3 critical differences in Cataract Surgery for patients over Age 90

What’s the secret to a perfect capsulorhexis?

Complex Cataract: multiple challenging issues

Stop-and-Chop Technique for Cataract Surgery

Divide-and-Conquer Technique

Flip and Chop early in the Learning Curve

Self-Critical Analysis of Cataract Surgery

Efficient Cataract Surgery for Spastic Patient

Nucleus Chop with a 27g Cannula

Pre-Chopper Technique for Phaco Surgery

Soft Cataract Supra-Capsular Technique

Beginning Surgeon Cataract Case Analysis

Hydro-Dissection versus Hydro-Delineation

Hydro-delineate if the Capsulorhexis is too small

Soft Posterior Polar Cataract Technique

One-Chop Technique for Phaco Surgery

Flatten the Anterior Lens Capsule with Viscoelastic

Cracking the Posterior Plate in a Dense Cataract

Bimanual Irrigation / Aspiration for Cortex

Hydration & Sealing of Corneal Phaco Incisions

Check under the Iris for Hidden Cortex Material

Hidden Nuclear Fragment during Cataract Surgery

Types of Cataracts

Approach to the Dense Brunescent Cataract

White Cataract Week is Coming Up!

White Cataracts: They are not all the same!

White Cataract: Run-Away Capsulorhexis. Help!

White Cataract: Capsulorhexis x 2 in the same eye!

White Cataract: What is USA Flag Sign? (Hint: Femto)

White Cataract: Solution for the Dense Posterior Nuclear Plate

White Cataracts: Can you pass the Quiz?

Soft PSC: Posterior Sub-Capsular Cataracts Made Easy

Surgical Approach for a Morgagnian Cataract

Removal of a Posterior Capsule Plaque

The Adherent Posterior Capsule Plaque

Management of the Hemi-Nucleus in Cataract Surgery

Surgical Exposure is Critical in Cataract Surgery

Dealing with Conjunctival Chemosis

 

Challenging Situations: Pupil / Iris Issues

Cataract Surgery with a Mid-Size Pupil without using iris hooks or expansion devices

Successful Posterior Polar Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery with Pupil Stretching

4 Cases of Surgical Iris Repair

4 Crucial Tips for Iris Suturing

3 Steps to Success with Pupilloplasty

3 tricks for Small Pupil + Flomax Cataract Surgery without Expanders or Iris Hooks

Expansion Ring for Small Pupil Cataract Surgery

Lifting the nucleus up though a small pupil

Managing Mild Iris Prolapse during Phaco

Floppy Iris Syndrome with Phaco Chop

Treating Iris Bleeding during Cataract Surgery

Pupil Size in Pseudo-Exfoliation Cataract Surgery

Tips & Tricks for Using Pupil Expansion Devices

Avoiding Iris Prolapse when Sealing the Incision

 

Challenging Situations: IOL decentration and fixation

Why did this IOL de-center?

Surgical Approach to the Dislocated IOL

3 Keys to doing 4-point Sceral-sutured IOLs

Wound-Assist Technique for IOL Delivery

 

Routine Cataract Cases

Why I love Routine Cataract Cases

Routine Toric Case with Surgeon-Loaded IOL

Routine Flip-and-Chop Cataract Surgery

Routine Phaco Chop Cataract Surgery

Routine Dense White Cataract Surgery

 

 

Challenging Situations: Capsulorhexis issues

Rescuing the Radialized Capsulorhexis

Ocular Fixation during Capsulorhexis

Lost Capsulorhexis – here is the Solution

Cortical Spokes blocking the view for Capsulorhexis

Adapting your Phaco Chop Technique to each Eye

For the Capsulorhexis: Femto or Forceps?

What if the Capsulorhexis is too big?

Fixing a Radialized Capsulorhexis in manual ECCE

Co-existing Ocular Pathology

Cataract Surgery and Pterygium Avoidance

20% of Cataract Patients have an Epi-Retinal Membrane

If you see VMT on OCT, do not do cataract surgery!

Corneal Laceration with Ruptured Lens Capsule

Another Corneal Laceration with Traumatic Cataract

Cataract Surgery in Retinitis Pigmentosa

Ocular Albinism Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery after Pars Plana Vitrectomy

IOL Calculations / Astigmatism / Refractive / Optics

Cataract Surgery with Prior LASIK

Cataract Surgery after Radial Keratotomy

On-Axis Paired Incisions for Astigmatism

Artificial Intelligence in IOL Calculations

Phaco Incisions can improve or worsen Astigmatism

Cataract Surgery with Phakic IOL Removal

Plano may not be best refractive outcome for every patient

The Rule of Nines for Sulcus IOL Power

Alignment and Centration of Toric Multi-Focal IOLs

Step-by-Step Technique for Toric IOLs

Choosing Refractive Targets to maximize Depth of Field

Comparison of Night Vision with Different IOLs

Should you do a Primary Piggyback IOL?

Basics of Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRIs)

Surgically Treating Residual Astigmatism

Some Simple Ophthalmology Mathematics

IOL Power Estimation after Radial Keratotomy

Cataract Surgery after 20-cut Radial Keratotomy

Cataract Surgery Challenges with Prior Radial Keratotomy

IOL Calculations in Ultra High Myopia

Can we prevent negative dysphotopsia?

 

Complications

When the nucleus drops during Cataract Surgery

Recovering and learning from surgical complications

The Curse of the Baby Rhexis

Bleeding from Pupil Expander! Now What?

A Sudden Sneeze or Cough during Cataract Surgery

Recovering from a Hole in the Posterior Capsule

Why did we get a Phaco Wound Burn?

Quiz: Persistent Corneal Edema – Why?

Preventing and Treating Capsular Phimosis

Posterior Capsule Rupture & Anterior Vitrectomy

Solution for Incomplete Phaco Chops

Misloaded IOL in a Floppy Iris Cataract Case

Particles in the Vitreous during Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery with Traumatic Zonular Loss

 

Unusual Cases

Heterochromia Iridis Cataract Surgery

Pseudo-Exfoliation Cataract Surgery

Sneak Preview: 4-point Scleral Sutured IOL

3 Keys for Cataract Surgery in High Myopes

Posterior Polar Cataract: Expert Level with Small Pupil, Floppy Iris, Dense Lens

Video Review: Posterior Polar Cataract Bowl Technique

Nevus of Ota Cataract Surgery

A Cataract is not always what it seems . . .

Cataract Surgery in Keratoconus

Cataract Surgery Technique in Highly Myopic Eyes

Cataract Surgery with a very shallow Anterior Chamber

Phaco Chop with Floppy Iris Syndrome

Cataract Surgery in Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy

Salzmann Nodules and Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery in Small, Hyperopic Eyes

Cataract Surgery in Marfan Syndrome

Cataract Surgery after Prior Vitrectomy

 

Learning Cataract Surgery

3 Rules for making Phaco Incisions

6 Mistakes that Beginning Cataract Surgeons Make

What is the critical finding here?

4 times when you should NOT do surgery

3 Rules for Maneuvering Instruments in the Eye

Improving Efficiency in the Operating Room

50 Articles / Videos on CataractCoach.com

The Informed Consent Process for Cataract Surgery

Slow Motion Analysis of Cataract Surgery

Why is phaco chop not working here?

Slow Motion Analysis of Phaco with EDOF IOL

Slow Motion Analysis of Phaco Chop

Single-Piece Acrylic IOL Injector Loading

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Suturing

CataractCoach.com celebrates 100 articles/videos!

Temporal vs Superior Phaco Incisions

Beginning Surgeon Cataract Case Analysis

Cataract Surgery Learning Grid

Bimanual Dexterity Improves Ocular Surgery

Phaco Incision Size: is smaller always better?

Beginner Surgeons / Residents & Fellow

Beginning Surgeon Stop-and-Chop Case

Novice Surgeon attempts a Dense Brunescent Cataract

Why you MUST learn Phaco-Chop (Resident Case)

Patient Interaction / Philosophical / Advice

The Biggest Mistake in Ophthalmology that I’ve made in the past 20 years!

Congratulations new ophthalmology graduates: Are you ready for your first job?

3 Golden Rules for Patient Discussions

Cataract Surgery is always Teamwork

I teach all young surgeons these 3 Tenets for Success

What I learned about Ophthalmology at age 5

What does the patient actually see?

The Patient Refuses Refractive Correction!

 

Cataract Surgery Devices, Equipment, and more

Is Femto Phaco worth the Cost?

Dispersive vs. Cohesive Viscoelastics (OVDs)

Air Bubbles to Monitor Viscoelastic Retention

Soft-Shell Technique for Viscoelastics

YAG Laser Capsulotomy Techniques

Femto Laser Incisions: Good or Bad?

Technique for using Diamond Keratomes

Draping is an Important Step of Surgery

Hands or Machines: What is more important?

Cataract Surgery with Glaucoma Shunts

 

 

 

All of the above articles in chronological order (oldest first; newest at bottom of list)

Approach to the Dense Brunescent Cataract

Cataract Surgery with Prior LASIK

Cataract Surgery with a Mid-Size Pupil without using iris hooks or expansion devices

When the nucleus drops during Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery and Pterygium Avoidance

Combo Chop: Combining the Advantages of Horizontal and Vertical Phaco Chop

Phaco Flip and Chop Technique

Successful Posterior Polar Cataract Surgery

Posterior Polar Cataract: Expert Level with Small Pupil, Floppy Iris, Dense Lens

Heterochromia Iridis Cataract Surgery

On-Axis Paired Incisions for Astigmatism

Cataract Surgery after Radial Keratotomy

Artificial Intelligence in IOL Calculations

Pseudo-Exfoliation Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery with Pupil Stretching

Older Surgical Techniques Still Matter

White Cataract Week is Coming Up!

White Cataracts: They are not all the same!

White Cataract: Run-Away Capsulorhexis. Help!

White Cataract: Capsulorhexis x 2 in the same eye!

White Cataract: What is USA Flag Sign? (Hint: Femto)

White Cataract: Solution for the Dense Posterior Nuclear Plate

White Cataracts: Can you pass the Quiz?

Recovering and learning from surgical complications

Soft PSC: Posterior Sub-Capsular Cataracts Made Easy

3 Rules for making Phaco Incisions

Phaco Incisions can improve or worsen Astigmatism

Cataract Surgery with Phakic IOL Removal

Sneak Preview: 4-point Scleral Sutured IOL

6 Mistakes that Beginning Cataract Surgeons Make

Plano may not be best refractive outcome for every patient

What is the critical finding here?

Is Femto Phaco worth the Cost?

Why did this IOL de-center?

Surgical Approach to the Dislocated IOL

3 Keys to doing 4-point Sceral-sutured IOLs

The Biggest Mistake in Ophthalmology that I’ve made in the past 20 years!

4 times when you should NOT do surgery

4 Cases of Surgical Iris Repair

4 Crucial Tips for Iris Suturing

3 Steps to Success with Pupilloplasty

3 Keys for Cataract Surgery in High Myopes

3 Rules for Maneuvering Instruments in the Eye

Improving Efficiency in the Operating Room

Congratulations new ophthalmology graduates: Are you ready for your first job?

The Rule of Nines for Sulcus IOL Power

20% of Cataract Patients have an Epi-Retinal Membrane

If you see VMT on OCT, do not do cataract surgery!

3 tricks for Small Pupil + Flomax Cataract Surgery without Expanders or Iris Hooks

50 Articles / Videos on CataractCoach.com

Video Review: Posterior Polar Cataract Bowl Technique

The Informed Consent Process for Cataract Surgery

I teach all young surgeons these 3 Tenets for Success

3 critical differences in Cataract Surgery for patients over Age 90

Nevus of Ota Cataract Surgery

Alignment and Centration of Toric Multi-Focal IOLs

Step-by-Step Technique for Toric IOLs

Slow Motion Analysis of Cataract Surgery

A Cataract is not always what it seems . . .

Corneal Laceration with Ruptured Lens Capsule

The Curse of the Baby Rhexis

What’s the secret to a perfect capsulorhexis?

Bleeding from Pupil Expander! Now What?

Femto Laser Incisions: Good or Bad?

Why is phaco chop not working here?

3 Golden Rules for Patient Discussions

Another Corneal Laceration with Traumatic Cataract

A Sudden Sneeze or Cough during Cataract Surgery

Complex Cataract: multiple challenging issues

Stop-and-Chop Technique for Cataract Surgery

Recovering from a Hole in the Posterior Capsule

Divide-and-Conquer Technique

Why did we get a Phaco Wound Burn?

Choosing Refractive Targets to maximize Depth of Field

Slow Motion Analysis of Phaco with EDOF IOL

Cataract Surgery in Keratoconus

Cataract Surgery Technique in Highly Myopic Eyes

Cataract Surgery with a very shallow Anterior Chamber

Slow Motion Analysis of Phaco Chop

Single-Piece Acrylic IOL Injector Loading

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Suturing

Cataract Surgery is always Teamwork

Phaco Chop with Floppy Iris Syndrome

Cataract Surgery in Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy

Flip and Chop early in the Learning Curve

Self-Critical Analysis of Cataract Surgery

Efficient Cataract Surgery for Spastic Patient

Nucleus Chop with a 27g Cannula

Dispersive vs. Cohesive Viscoelastics (OVDs)

Air Bubbles to Monitor Viscoelastic Retention

Soft-Shell Technique for Viscoelastics

Pre-Chopper Technique for Phaco Surgery

Soft Cataract Supra-Capsular Technique

YAG Laser Capsulotomy Techniques

Quiz: Persistent Corneal Edema – Why?

Rescuing the Radialized Capsulorhexis

Ocular Fixation during Capsulorhexis

Salzmann Nodules and Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery in Small, Hyperopic Eyes

Should you do a Primary Piggyback IOL?

CataractCoach.com celebrates 100 articles/videos!

Comparison of Night Vision with Different IOLs

Preventing and Treating Capsular Phimosis

Posterior Capsule Rupture & Anterior Vitrectomy

How to remove stubborn sub-incisional cortex

Beginning Surgeon Cataract Case Analysis

Temporal vs Superior Phaco Incisions

Cataract Surgery in Marfan Syndrome

What I learned about Ophthalmology at age 5

Cataract Surgery Learning Grid

Cataract Surgery after Prior Vitrectomy

Basics of Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRIs)

Cortical Spokes blocking the view for Capsulorhexis

Lost Capsulorhexis – here is the Solution

Surgical Approach for a Morgagnian Cataract

Bimanual Dexterity Improves Ocular Surgery

What does the patient actually see?

Why I love Routine Cataract Cases

Routine Toric Case with Surgeon-Loaded IOL

Routine Flip-and-Chop Cataract Surgery

Routine Phaco Chop Cataract Surgery

Routine Dense White Cataract Surgery

Surgically Treating Residual Astigmatism

Some Simple Ophthalmology Mathematics

Cataract Surgery after 20-cut Radial Keratotomy

Cataract Surgery Challenges with Prior Radial Keratotomy

IOL Power Estimation after Radial Keratotomy

Solution for Incomplete Phaco Chops

Misloaded IOL in a Floppy Iris Cataract Case

Particles in the Vitreous during Cataract Surgery

Technique for using Diamond Keratomes

Removal of a Posterior Capsule Plaque

The Adherent Posterior Capsule Plaque

Draping is an Important Step of Surgery

The Patient Refuses Refractive Correction!

Phaco Incision Size: is smaller always better?

Cataract Surgery with Glaucoma Shunts

Hands or Machines: What is more important?

Hydro-Dissection versus Hydro-Delineation

Hydro-delineate if the Capsulorhexis is too small

Adapting your Phaco Chop Technique to each Eye

Cataract Surgery with Traumatic Zonular Loss

Beginning Surgeon Stop-and-Chop Case

IOL Calculations in Ultra High Myopia

Can we prevent negative dysphotopsia?

Expansion Ring for Small Pupil Cataract Surgery

Lifting the nucleus up though a small pupil

Management of the Hemi-Nucleus in Cataract Surgery

Wound-Assist Technique for IOL Delivery

Managing Mild Iris Prolapse during Phaco

Novice Surgeon attempts a Dense Brunescent Cataract

Flatten the Anterior Lens Capsule with Viscoelastic

Soft Posterior Polar Cataract Technique

One-Chop Technique for Phaco Surgery

Surgical Exposure is Critical in Cataract Surgery

For the Capsulorhexis: Femto or Forceps?

What if the Capsulorhexis is too big?

Floppy Iris Syndrome with Phaco Chop

Bimanual Irrigation / Aspiration for Cortex

Dealing with Conjunctival Chemosis

Cracking the Posterior Plate in a Dense Cataract

Fixing a Radialized Capsulorhexis in manual ECCE

Cataract Surgery in Retinitis Pigmentosa

Ocular Albinism Cataract Surgery

Hydration & Sealing of Corneal Phaco Incisions

Check under the Iris for Hidden Cortex Material

Hidden Nuclear Fragment during Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery after Pars Plana Vitrectomy

Treating Iris Bleeding during Cataract Surgery

Pupil Size in Pseudo-Exfoliation Cataract Surgery

Tips & Tricks for Using Pupil Expansion Devices

Avoiding Iris Prolapse when Sealing the Incision

Why you MUST learn Phaco-Chop (Resident Case)

 

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