SURGICAL TECHNIQUE

Toric Implantation Using Toric Axis Marker

by Richard J. Mackool, M.D.

Dr Mackool demonstrates lens chop using an impale vs a non-impale techinique. The use of a Mackool Toric Axis Marker is used to aid in the implantation of a toric IOL. This case is full of surgical pearls!

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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.

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.