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Chandelier anterior chamber endoillumination assisted phacoemulsification in eyes with corneal opacities.
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PMID:  23145577     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The presence of pre-existing corneal opacities during cataract surgery can cause scattering of light from the operating microscope, limiting the surgeon's view of the anterior chamber (AC). In this context, combined corneal transplantation and cataract surgery may be preferential. However, patients with mild to moderate nebulae may prefer to undergo cataract surgery alone. We present a novel technique of a hands-free, chandelier, dual light endoillumination system for performing cataract surgery in cases with mild to moderate corneal opacities that allows improved intra-operative visualization.
Authors:
Sathish Srinivasan; Christine Kiire; Douglas Lyall
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Publication Detail:
Type:  LETTER     Date:  2012-11-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical & experimental ophthalmology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1442-9071     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Experiment. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896531     Medline TA:  Clin Experiment Ophthalmol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Authors. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology © 2012 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Ayr, Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom; Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
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