IC-119 Learning Phaco Chop Pearls and Pitfalls | ASCRS
IC-119 Learning Phaco Chop Pearls and Pitfalls
July 2021
Meeting: 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Course Instructors: David F. Chang, MD, Barry S. Seibel, MD
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Educational Objective
Change surgical technique/approach

Course Description
A stepwise game plan for converting to phaco chop will be presented, along with phacodynamic principles for selecting machine parameters and instrumentation. Attendees will don stereo glasses to view 3-D high-definition videos that uniquely illustrate the instrument positioning for both horizontal and vertical chopping. Pearls for brunescent nuclei and complicated cases will be covered, along with pre-chopping methods, such as miLOOP.

2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting Instructional Courses

This 1.5 hour Instructional Course was recorded at the 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, held on July 24-27, 2021. 

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