Complications in Phacoemulsification: Avoidance, Recognition, and Management

Complications in Phacoemulsification: Avoidance, Recognition, and Management

by William J. Fishkind

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604060676
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Fishkind&Bakewell Eye Care and Surgery Center, Tucson, Arizona

Table of Contents

1.Injectible Ophthalmic Anesthesia1
2.Topical Anesthesia14
3.Systemic Complications of Ocular Anesthesia24
4.Complications of Wound Construction and Closure28
5.Capsulorrhexis Complications36
6.Iris Problems49
7.Complications of the Hydrosteps: How to Recognize and Avoid Them56
8.Positive Pressure63
9.Phaco Procedures: Overview75
10.Four-Quadrant Divide and Conquer79
11.Stop and Chop Phaco85
12.Choo Choo Chop and Flip90
13.Phaco Chop94
14.Phaco Flip and Tilt and Tumble100
15.Management of the Soft Nucleus105
16.Management of the Mature Cataract109
17.Cataract Surgery in the Presence of Compromised Zonules116
18.Torn Posterior Capsule123
19.Vitrectomy Following Vitreous Loss133
20.Intraocular Lens Power Calculations and Lens Selection Following Vitrectomy140
21.Intraocular Lens Implantation144
22.Techniques of Primary and Secondary Transscleral Fixation of Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses155
23.Corneal Problems Associated with Phacoemulsification166
24.Using Viscoelastics to Manage Problems in Cataract Surgery182
25.Phacodynamic Links to Complications194
26.Posterior Segment Complications204
27.Phacotrabeculectomy and Other Glaucoma Procedures223
28.Prevention Pearls and Damage Control: Part 1248
29.Prevention Pearls and Damage Control: Part 2255
30.Prevention Pearls and Damage Control: Part 3260
31.Prevention Pearls and Damage Control: Part 4271

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