Multilevel chop technique.

Research paper by Abhay R AR Vasavada, Shetal M SM Raj

Indexed on: 24 Nov '11Published on: 24 Nov '11Published in: Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery


It is difficult to completely divide a hard nucleus. Excessive force is required, which may inadvertently lead to capsular bag distortion and cause stress to the zonules. We describe a chop technique that enables the surgeon to consistently achieve complete division of brunescent and black cataracts.