HomeAugust 2011

Video Introduction

Introduction by Richard J. Mackool, M.D.

Surgical Technique

A Routine Phaco Case with Tons of Tips A routine phaco case with tons of tips, and an example of mild Floppy Iris and Infusion Misdirection Syndromes.

Advanced Surgical Technique

A Discussion of Aphakic Refraction Technique.  A discussion of Aphakic Refraction Technique, with unique discussion of retinal anesthesia and retinal astigmatism. Also very good examples of phaco chop technique, capsule staining. Cataract extraction is performed on day 1 with the refraction and IOL implantation performed the next morning.

New Surgical Technique

Presentation of How to Handle Pseudoexfoliation An excellent presentation of how to handle pseudoexfoliation. Case includes moderate zonular laxity, nucleus rotation and division techniques

Guest Surgeon

Kerry Solomon, M.D.: Converting to 2.2 or 2.4mm Incision Surgery Performed by Kerry Solomon, M.D., Carolina Eyecare Physicians. A step by step approach to converting to 2.2 or 2.4mm incisional surgery.


Issue #2, August 2011

  • Video Introduction

    Introduction by Richard J. Mackool, M.D.

  • Surgical Technique

    A Routine Phaco Case with Tons of Tips A routine phaco case with tons of tips, and an example of mild Floppy Iris and...

  • Advanced Surgical Technique

    A Discussion of Aphakic Refraction Technique.  A discussion of Aphakic Refraction Technique, with unique discussion of...

  • New Surgical Technique

    Presentation of How to Handle Pseudoexfoliation An excellent presentation of how to handle pseudoexfoliation. Case includes...

  • Guest Surgeon

    Kerry Solomon, M.D.: Converting to 2.2 or 2.4mm Incision Surgery Performed by Kerry Solomon, M.D., Carolina Eyecare...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The machine settings, parameters, and techniques shown in these videos have been established by the surgeon.

ABOUT DR. MACKOOL

 

Dr Richard Mackool is an internationally recognized expert in the field of ocular microsurgery. He is an inventor of numerous instruments and techniques for cataract removal and IOL designs, has published hundreds of papers and several textbooks, lectured throughout the world, and surgeons from every continent have travelled to New York to attend courses conducted by him. He has performed more than 50,000 ophthalmic procedures, specializing in cataract-implant surgery, corneal refractive and transplant surgery, and vitreous microsurgery. His widely-read monthly column, PhacoTipsâ„ , appeared in Ocular Surgery News for 20 years.