Episode 35: Dense nucleus, lax zonule and capsular tension ring insertion.
Continuing with complicated cases, this month I demonstrate removal of a dense cataract in an eye with zonular laxity and a possible preexisting posterior capsule defect. Techniques employed include hydrodelineation, insertion of capsule retractors, and insertion of a capsular tension ring.
Richard J. Mackool, MD Financial disclosure: Consultant to Alcon, Diopsys. Proprietary interest in MST, Impex.