• Simple technique conserves viscoelastic

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    This is a simple and novel technique to efficiently and cost-effectively save an unnecessary extra viscoelastic syringe during cataract surgery.
    Surgeons occasionally reach the point of inserting the IOL with a request from our assistants for one more viscoelastic syringe to fill the cartridge with a small amount of viscoelastic. Some of the reasons include:
    1. The assistant forgets to fill the cartridge with viscoelastic before the surgeon uses the entire tube of viscoelastic.
    2. The assistant or surgeon has difficulty folding the lens or a scratch is noted on the lens, and a new lens and
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