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

Surgery: Cataract/IOL Surgery in a Young Child with PHPV

This is a cataract surgery in a 2-year-old boy with unilateral congenital cataract. A small plaque was noticed on the posterior capsule and we suspected that it may be a case of PHPV. After a decent sized capsulotomy, an SA IOL was implanted and dialed in without putting too much stress on the capsule. The … Read more

Lecture: Aphakia Management

Objectives of this presentation are: To look at the indications for each type of aphakia correction Understand the surgical techniques Understand the pros and cons of each Lecturer: Dr. Emma Hollick, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom Transcript (To translate please select your language to the right of this page) DR HOLLICK: … Read more

Lecture: Pediatric Cataract and Management

Objectives of this presentation are: Overview of diagnosis and management Appreciate impact on parents and family of diagnosis of cataract Understand timing of surgical intervention Understand whether to implant lens or leave aphakic Understand complications of surgery and long term follow up needs Lecturer: Dr. Gillian Adams, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London Transcript (To translate please … Read more

Lecture: Cataract Surgery in Difficult Eyes

Objectives of this presentation are: To appreciate the planning that is needed for managing complex cases To show a variety of more complex situations and to follow the strategy that complexity is just simplicity multiplied To demonstrate adaptability to enable coping with more complex cases Lecturer: Dr. Larry Benjamin, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, UK Transcript … Read more

Surgery: AC IOL Implantation

This video demonstrates an AC IOL implantation in a 73 year old male with aphakia. He had a complicated cataract surgery previously. Surgery location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Binh Dinh, Vietnam. Surgeon: Dr. Larry Benjamin, Stoke Mandeville Hospital Transcript (To translate please select your language to the right of this page) DR … Read more