Lessons All Cataract Surgeons Can Learn From the Developing World

Global Ophthalmology | UPDATED February 01, 2021
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Author: David Chang, MD

Source: Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today

Written by Dr. David Chang for Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, this article highlights how creative thinking can help to address the most difficult problems that cataract surgeons encounter. Approaches that are used by cataract surgeons in the developing world can be applied to first-world practices. The article touches on the following topics:

  1. How Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) might be safer for mature cataracts.
  2. How a squared posterior optic edge reduces posterior capsular opacification.
  3. Why intracameral moxifloxacin prophylaxis is both safe and effective.
  4. How operating room regulations might increase in cost without much benefit.

Citation: Chang, David F. “Lessons All Cataract Surgeons Can Learn from the Developing World.” Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today. June 2017. https://crstoday.com/articles/2017-jun/lessons-all-cataract-surgeons-can-learn-from-the-developing-world/.

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