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Typical Cataract Case Using Chop

by Richard J. Mackool, M.D.

This case may best be described as Dr Mackool’s typical cataract procedure using his chop technique. All aspects of the case are discussed with particular attention to fluidics and infusion.

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Issue #9, November 2015

  • Video Introduction

    Introduction by Richard J. Mackool, M.D.

  • Surgical Technique

    Placing a Toric IOL Dr Makool demonstrates marking the axis for placing a Toric IOL, discusses how properly...

  • Advanced Surgical Technique

    Use of Trypan Blue and a Beehler Pupil DilatorUse of Trypan Blue and a Beehler Pupil Dilator is demonstrated on a...

  • Surgical Technique

    Typical Cataract Case Using Chop This case may best be described as Dr Mackool’s typical cataract procedure using his...

  • Advanced Surgical Technique

    Repositioning a Rotated Toric IOL In this case Dr Mackool demonstrates how to reposition a Toric IOL that...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

©2014 Dr. Richard J. Mackool, MD

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, PhacoTips℠, appeared in Ocular Surgery News for 20 years.