Focal Points, Cataract Surgery in the Developing World

MSICS Procedures | UPDATED February 01, 2021

AuthorsGeoffrey 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.  

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