Focal Points, Cataract Surgery in the Developing World

Author/Presenter: 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

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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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