Surgery: Congenital Cataract with Pupillary Membrane

This is a cataract extraction surgery in a 6-year-old girl, with congenital cataract and pupillary membrane. The membrane was carefully removed and the cataract was aspirated. An IOL was placed in the capsular bag and the wounds were closed with sutures. Surgery location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Trujillo, Peru Surgeon: Dr. Stephen … Read more

Surgery: Challenging Case of a Liquified Pediatric Cataract

Cataract surgery in a 3-year-old child with unilateral white cataract of unknown etiology. It was a challenging case as the lens contents were liquefied. It is removed with a vitrector technique. A primary posterior capsulotomy was performed before placing the IOL in the sulcus. Non-preserved triamcinolone is used to stain the vitreous for anterior chamber … Read more

Surgery: Phacoemulsification in Posterior Subcapsular Cataract

This is a routine phacoemulsification surgery in a 57-year-old lady with posterior sub capsular cataract. A phaco flip technique was used and the lens which was soft, was then aspirated. An IOL with aspheric design was implanted in the capsule. Surgeon: Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy, University of Toronto Transcript (To translate please select your language to … Read more

Surgery: Phacoemulsification and Ahmed Valve Implant

This video demonstrates ahmed valve implant and phacoemulsification in a female patient with angle closure glaucoma, short axial length, big lens diameter an pseudoexfoliation. Dr. Alward implanted the Ahmed plate first, finished the phacoemulsification part of the procedure and then completed the tube implant. Surgeon: Dr. Wallace Alward, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Transcript DR … Read more

Surgery: Phacoemulsification with IOL Implant

This video demonstrates a routine phacoemulsification surgery in a 50-year-old man with soft cataract with a 1 piece foldable lens implantation. Surgeon: Dr. Michael Vrabec, University of Wisconsin, Appleton, Wisconsin, USA Transcript DR VRABEC: This patient is 50 plus years old and we’re going to be doing cataract surgery on him, small incision phacoemulsification with … Read more

Surgery: Cataract Surgery in a Young Child: Vitrector Technique

This video demonstrates a cataract surgery in a 5-year-old girl with congenital cataract. A vitrector is used for anterior capsulotomy and lens aspiration followed by IOL placement in the capsular bag. Her younger sibling was operated for a similar kind of cataract with the addition of a primary posterior capsulotomy and you can watch that … Read more