Implantation of the Cachet® Phakic IOL

by Michael Knorz, M.D.

The use of the Cachet® Phakic IOL is demonstrated by Professor Michael Knorz, MD from his OR in Mannheim, Germany. Prof. Knorz demonstrates the loading and implantation of the lens in step-by-step detail including the correction of 0.75D astigmatism in a deep set, highly myopic eye. This technology is not currently available in the US.

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©2014 Dr. Richard J. Mackool, MD

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



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.