Surgery: Pediatric Posterior Lenticonus Cataract

This surgical video demonstrates cataract extraction in a 3-year-old patient who presented with a posterior polar/lenticonus opacity. Use of posterior capsulorhexis (CCC) and optic capture of IOL (in this case a Toric IOL) without the need for vitrectomy is our preferred method to prevent secondary visual axis opacification. Surgeon: Dr. Ike K. Ahmed, University of … Read more

Surgery: Iridodialysis Repair

This video demonstrates a repair of traumatic iridodialysis in a phakic eye, the crystalline lens was clear, with reasonable vision in a young patient. The iris trauma was repaired carefully, avoiding lens touch. Surgeon: Dr. Ike K. Ahmed, University of Toronto, Canada Transcript >> This patient was referred post-trauma. Has had a primary corneal laceration … Read more

Lecture: Optimizing Cataract Surgical Outcomes in Myriad Situations

Today, with improved techniques and surgical technology, cataract surgery outcomes and patient expectations have greatly increased. It is therefore important that surgeons be able to give a superlative intraoperative performance time after time, even in challenging ocular environments, such as small pupils, floppy irides, dense cataracts, zonular weakness, vitrectomised eyes and high myopic eyes. The … Read more

Surgery: Capsular Tension Segment (CTS) Surgical Technique for Dislocated Cataract

This video demonstrates a surgical technique of capsular tension segment for profound zonular weakness during cataract surgery. This young patient presented with an isolated ectopia lentis and superonasal lens subluxation. Surgeon: Dr. Ike K. Ahmed, University of Toronto, Canada Transcript DR AHMED: This video demonstrates the surgical technique with the capsular tension segment for profound … Read more

Surgery: Phacotrabeculectomy

This video demonstrates a surgical technique for combined cataract extraction, IOL implantation and MMC trabeculectomy. Surgeon: Dr. Ike K. Ahmed, University of Toronto, Canada Transcript DR AHMED: This video describes combined phacotrabeculectomy here. It’s a two sided approach here, we’re using. This is the right eye. We’ll make a standard paracentesis superiorly, being aware to … Read more

Surgery: Pupilloplasty: Iris Cerclage Surgical Technique

This video demonstrates surgical technique for iris cerclage, one of the more challenging techniques in eye surgery. This patient presented with an atonic pupil, secondary to trauma and with significant light sensitivity. Surgeon: Dr. Ike K. Ahmed, University of Toronto, Canada Transcript DR AHMED: This patient’s had a traumatic subluxed cataract with an atonic dilated … Read more

Simulated Surgery: Phacoemulsification: Segment Removal

The SOS Basic Gel Cataract eye does not have any cortical material but once the nucleus has been cracked into 4 quadrants trainees can practice using the second instrument to manipulate these nuclear segments towards the phaco tip and removing them without damaging the edge of the capsulorhexis. In addition to Cybersight, you can find … Read more