ExtraCapsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE)

A situation that we do not like to get ourself into but there are times when the situation props up and it is best that we know what to do in a cataract surgery to ensure a good outcome for the patient. This is best learnt before we complete our ophthalmology training and best to have a senior consultant supervising us if we are doing it for the first time.

Attached in this post is an old article from eyerounds.org on the conversion to ECCE, post-op management and how to perform a proper anterior vitrectomy.

It is still very valid and very useful for all phaco surgeons.

Oetting, T.A. (2007) Conversion to Extra-capsular Cataract Extraction [Online]. University of Iowa Health Care. Available from http://www.eyerounds.org/tutorials/Cataract-ECCE/index.htm (Accessed 13 August 2015)

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close