Focal Points, Cataract Surgery in the Developing World
Authors: Geoffrey C. Tabin, MD and Michael R. Feilmeier, MD
Source: American Academy of Ophthalmology
This is a thorough, step-by-step overview of the Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) technique, written for the American Academy of Ophthalmology. It covers the following topics: scope of the problem, patient selection and preoperative management, delivery of high-volume surgery, how to perform the technique, comparison of outcomes between traditional techniques and MSICS, phacoemulsification in the developing world, and a question and answer section to provide additional information on the subject.
Citation: Feilmeier, Michael R., Tabin, Geoffrey C. “Cataract Surgery in the Developing World.” American Academy of Ophthalmology. Vol. 6 no. 9. Sept. 2011.