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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28327135/stratification-of-phaco-trabectome-surgery-results-using-a-glaucoma-severity-index-in-a-retrospective-analysis
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Pritha Roy, Ralitsa T Loewen, Yalong Dang, Hardik A Parikh, Igor I Bussel, Nils A Loewen
BACKGROUND: To stratify the outcomes of phacoemulsification combined with trabectome surgery using a new glaucoma severity index. METHODS: This is a retrospective, observational cohort study that included open angle glaucoma patients with visually significant cataract that had phacoemulsification combined with trabectome surgery. Exclusion criteria were follow-up less than 12 months, any other surgeries or diagnosis of neovascular or active uveitic glaucoma. Patients were stratified into four groups according to the Glaucoma Index (GI) that incorporated preoperative intraocular pressure (IOP), number of medications and visual field status...
March 21, 2017: BMC Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28273987/visual-outcome-of-phacoemulsification-versus-small-incision-cataract-surgery-in-pseudoexfoliation-syndrome-a-pilot-study
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Anmol Ulhas Naik, Shveta Bhimashankar Gadewar
INTRODUCTION: Available data has highlighted the efficacy of both Phacoemulsification (PHACO) and Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS) in the presence of Pseudoexfoliation (PEX) syndrome. In developing countries, both are commonly performed procedures for cataract extraction. But, no direct comparison between these two procedures is available in the setting of PEX syndrome. With this lacuna in mind, this pilot study decided to compare the visual outcomes of both these techniques in the setting of PEX syndrome...
January 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28264221/long-term-efficacy-of-combined-phacoemulsification-plus-trabeculectomy-versus-phacoemulsification-plus-excimer-laser-trabeculotomy
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M Töteberg-Harms, J Wachtl, C Schweier, J Funk, C Kniestedt
Background Combined cataract and glaucoma procedures, and minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery in particular, have gained increasing interest over the past few years. The aim of this study was to compare the long-term efficacy of combined phaco-trabeculectomy (Phaco-Trab) and combined phacoemulsification plus excimer laser trabeculotomy (Phaco-ELT). Patients and Methods Retrospective, non-randomised, comparative, interventional case series of consecutive patients after Phaco-Trab and Phaco-ELT at the University Hospital of Zurich and the Talacker Eye Center Zurich in Switzerland...
March 6, 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28243054/irrigation-dynamic-pressure-assisted-hydrodissection-during-cataract-surgery
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Yoichiro Masuda, Hisaharu Iwaki, Noriko Kato, Genichiro Takahashi, Kotaro Oki, Hiroshi Tsuneoka
The irrigation dynamic pressure-assisted hydrodissection technique (irrigation-hydro [iH]) does not require performing manual hydrodissection using a syringe and cannula to achieve cortical-capsular cleavage during cataract surgery. Since the iH technique uses the phaco tip to intentionally vacuum the intraocular fluid in order to induce the irrigation dynamic pressure for cortical-capsular cleavage, there is a reduction in the intraocular pressure (IOP) from the bottle-height-dependent hydrostatic pressure...
2017: Clinical Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28237158/phaco-trabectome-versus-phaco-istent-in-patients-with-open-angle-glaucoma
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Khaliq Kurji, Christopher J Rudnisky, Jaspreet S Rayat, Sourabh Arora, Simrenjeet Sandhu, Karim F Damji, Michael W Dorey
OBJECTIVE: To investigate efficacy and safety of phaco-trabectome (PT) versus phaco-iStent (Pi) for intraocular pressure (IOP) control in open-angle glaucoma (OAG). DESIGN: Retrospective comparative case series. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 70 eyes of 55 patients with OAG underwent either PT surgery by a single surgeon or Pi (insertion of 2 stents) by another surgeon in Canada between January 2010 and December 2012. METHODS: The medical records of consecutive adult patients who underwent either PT or Pi surgery were reviewed...
February 2017: Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Journal Canadien D'ophtalmologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28184151/wound-and-surface-temperatures-in-vivo-in-torsional-and-longitudinal-modalities-of-ultrasound-in-coaxial-microincisional-cataract-surgery
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Swapna Nair, Ramachandran Unnikrishnan Nair
BACKGROUND: To study phacoemulsification probe shaft/wound and corneal surface/tip temperatures in vivo during longitudinal, torsional and combined phacoemulsification modes and their relationship to machine parameters. DESIGN: This was a prospective study at Chaithanya Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Trivandrum, India (tertiary). PARTICIPANTS: Twenty-two eyes of 22 patients were randomized into six groups depending on the grade of nuclear sclerosis (NS) and the type of ultrasound used: Group 1, torsional in NS2; Group 2, torsional in NS3; Group 3, torsional with intermittent longitudinal in NS2; Group 4, torsional with intermittent longitudinal in NS3; Group 5, longitudinal in NS2; Group 6, longitudinal in NS3...
2017: Clinical Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161928/two-port-pars-plana-anterior-and-central-core-vitrectomy-lam-floaterectomy-in-combination-with-phacoemulsification-and-intraocular-lens-implantation-under-topical-anesthesia-for-patients-with-cataract-and-significant-floaters-results-of-the-first-50-consecutive
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Dennis S C Lam, Hiu Ying Leung, Shu Liu, Nishant Radke, Ye Yuan, Vincent Y W Lee
PURPOSE: To study the safety and efficacy of 2-port pars plana anterior and central core vitrectomy (Lam floaterectomy) in combination with phacoemulsification (phaco) and intraocular lens implantation (IOL) for patients with cataract and significant floaters under topical anesthesia. DESIGN: Retrospective review of the first 50 consecutive cases. METHODS: A standardized treatment protocol was used for patients with cataract and significant (moderate to severe) floaters (duration > 3 months)...
January 2017: Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28130690/the-role-of-patient-s-systemic-characteristics-and-plateletcrit-in-developing-toxic-anterior-segment-syndrome-after-uneventful-phaco-surgery-a-case-control-study
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Serpil Yazgan, Ugur Celik, Orhan Ayar, Suat Hayri Ugurbas, Burcu Celik, Mehmet Orçun Akdemir, Silay Canturk Ugurbas, Atilla Alpay
PURPOSE: To compare the systemic and ocular characteristics and laboratory findings of patients developing toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS) after uneventful phaco surgery with unaffected subjects undergoing the same surgery in the same session. DESIGN: A retrospective case-control study. METHODS: The study group consisted of 26 eyes of 26 patients who underwent uneventful phaco surgery and who went on to develop TASS, while the control group included 39 subjects who had routine phaco surgery in the same session by the same surgeon...
January 27, 2017: International Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27990622/refractive-outcome-of-combined-phacoemulsification-and-endoscopic-cyclophotocoagulation
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S Kang, S Luk, H Han, M F Cordeiro, F Ahmed, P Bloom, L Crawley
PURPOSE: To compare the refractive outcome of eyes that underwent phacoemulsification combined with endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (phaco-ECP) with the eyes that underwent phacoemulsification alone. METHODS: A retrospective case series review of 103 consecutive eyes that underwent phaco-ECP and 62 eyes that underwent phacoemulsification between January 2006 and August 2012 was conducted. Post-operative refractive outcomes were obtained by subjective refraction or autorefraction...
December 19, 2016: International Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27853014/phaco-emulsification-in-completely-vitrectomized-eyes-intraoperative-analysis-of-modified-phaco-sleeve
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Rajesh S Joshi
PURPOSE: The purpose was to evaluate the results of modified sleeve in phacoemulsification of cataract in completely vitrectomised eyes, Materials and Methods: Twenty-five previously completely vitrectomized eyes of 23 patients having visually significant cataract were included. After through evaluation they underwent phaco-emulsification by phaco chop with a modified sleeve via temporal clear corneal incision. The modified sleeve was made by creating a small round port of approximate 1 × 1 mm size at the proximate end of the sleeve in line with the already existing ports...
September 2016: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27843286/effect-of-cataract-surgery-on-subfoveal-choroidal-and-ganglion-cell-complex-thicknesses-measured-by-enhanced-depth-imaging-optical-coherence-tomography
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Erkan Celik, Burcin Cakır, Elif Betul Turkoglu, Emine Doğan, Gursoy Alagoz
PURPOSE: We aimed to evaluate the effect of cataract surgery on subfoveal choroidal thickness (CT) and ganglion cell complex (GCC) thickness, as measured by enhanced depth imaging-optical coherence tomography (OCT). METHODS: This prospective study included 30 eyes of 30 patients who had undergone uneventful phacoemulsification surgery for senile cataract but had no previous ocular surgery or other ocular abnormality. Best-corrected visual acuity, slit-lamp biomicroscopy, intraocular pressure, axial length, and central corneal thickness were measured preoperatively...
2016: Clinical Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27799734/comparative-analysis-of-the-performance-of-two-different-platforms-for-femtosecond-laser-assisted-cataract-surgery
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Robert P Rivera, Phillip C Hoopes, Steven H Linn, Phillip C Hoopes
PURPOSE: To analyze and compare the intraoperative and postoperative outcomes of cataract surgery performed with two different femtosecond laser platforms. METHODS: Randomized controlled prospective intraindividual comparative study including 90 eyes of 45 patients aged between 61 and 86 years. All eyes underwent bilateral cataract surgery assisted with femtosecond laser technology. Eyes were randomized to one of two different femtosecond laser platforms: Catalys Precision system (Abbott Medical Optics Inc...
2016: Clinical Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27784980/use-of-the-phaco-tip-technique-for-lens-cleavage-and-removal-during-cataract-surgery
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Yoichiro Masuda, Kotaro Oki, Hisaharu Iwaki, Toshinori Okamoto, Hiroshi Tsuneoka
Use of the phaco tip technique for lens cleavage and removal does not require manual hydrodissection using a syringe and cannula, or cortical removal using an irrigation/aspiration tip. The phaco tip is the only surgical instrument required for this technique. Its advantages include maintaining a stable intraocular pressure during cortical cleaving hydrodissection and lens removal, which includes the cortex.
2016: Clinical Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27697255/comparison-of-different-types-of-phacoemulsification-tips-ii-morphologic-alterations-induced-by-multiple-steam-sterilization%C3%A2-cycles-with-and-without-use%C3%A2-of%C3%A2-enzyme-detergents
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Konstantinos T Tsaousis, Liliana Werner, Nicholas Reiter, Jesus Paulo Perez, He J Li, Jia J Guan, Nick Mamalis
PURPOSE: To evaluate the alterations in the morphology and elemental composition of reusable phacoemulsification tips after cleaning and sterilization. SETTING: John A. Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. DESIGN: Experimental study. METHODS: For the main experiment, 2 types of reusable phacoemulsification needles were studied. One tip of each type underwent 1, 2, and 3 autoclave sterilizations with the use of detergents followed by thorough rinsing with sterile water between cycles...
September 2016: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27697254/comparison-of-different-types-of-phacoemulsification-tips-i-quantitative-analysis-of-elemental-composition-and-tip-surface-microroughness
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Konstantinos T Tsaousis, Liliana Werner, Jesus Paulo Perez, He J Li, Nicholas Reiter, Jia J Guan, Nick Mamalis
PURPOSE: To evaluate the elemental composition of phacoemulsification tips and their surface roughness in the microscale. SETTING: John A. Moran Eye Center and Utah Nanofab, College of Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. DESIGN: Experimental study. METHODS: Seven types of phacoemulsification tips were studied. The phaco tips were examined through energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS) and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) for elemental composition...
September 2016: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27687899/central-corneal-thickness-changes-in-bevel-up-versus-bevel-down-phacoemulsification-cataract-surgery-study-protocol-for-a-randomised-triple-blind-parallel-group-trial
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Soujanya Kaup, Siddharudha Shivalli, Divyalakshmi Ks, Cynthia Arunachalam, Rejitha Chinnu Varghese
INTRODUCTION: Corneal endothelial damage following phacoemulsification is still one of the major concerns of modern day cataract surgery. Although many techniques have been proposed, the risks of posterior capsular rupture and corneal endothelium damage persist. In theory, damage to the corneal endothelium is minimised by delivering the lowest phaco energy only in the direction necessary to emulsify the lens nucleus. Hence, it is believed that the bevel of the needle should be turned towards the nucleus or the nuclear fragment (ie, bevel-down...
September 29, 2016: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27679989/high-correlation-between-performance-on-a-virtual-reality-simulator-and-real-life-cataract-surgery
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Ann Sofia Skou Thomsen, Phillip Smith, Yousif Subhi, Morten la Cour, Lilian Tang, George M Saleh, Lars Konge
PURPOSE: To investigate the correlation in performance of cataract surgery between a virtual-reality simulator and real-life surgery using two objective assessment tools with evidence of validity. METHODS: Cataract surgeons with varying levels of experience were included in the study. All participants performed and videorecorded three standard cataract surgeries before completing a proficiency-based test on the EyeSi virtual-reality simulator. Standard cataract surgeries were defined as: (1) surgery performed under local anaesthesia, (2) patient age >60 years, and (3) visual acuity >1/60 preoperatively...
September 29, 2016: Acta Ophthalmologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27606611/is-beta-radiation-better-than-5-flurouracil-as-an-adjunct-for-trabeculectomy-surgery-when-combined-with-cataract-surgery-a-randomised-controlled-trial
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Kazim Dhalla, Simon Cousens, Richard Bowman, Mark Wood, Ian Murdoch
INTRODUCTION: In an African setting surgery is generally accepted as the treatment of first choice for glaucoma. A problem with trabeculectomy surgery for the glaucomas is the frequent co-existence and exacerbation of cataract. We report a randomized controlled trial to compare the use of beta radiation with 5FU in combined cataract and glaucoma surgery. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS: Consenting adults aged >40 years with glaucoma, an IOP>21mmHG and cataract were enrolled and randomised to receive either 1000cG β radiation application or sub-conjunctival 5fluorouracil (5FU) at the time of combined trabeculectomy and phaco-emulsification with lens implant surgery...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27588272/clinical-outcomes-of-25-gauge-vitrectomy-surgery-for-vitreoretinal-diseases-comparison-of-vitrectomy-alone-and-phaco-vitrectomy
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Mucella Arikan Yorgun, Yasin Toklu, Melek Mutlu, Umut Ozen
AIM: To compare the clinical outcomes of combined 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and phacoemulsification/posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC-IOL) implantation with vitrectomy alone surgery in patients with various vitreoretinal diseases. METHODS: A total of 306 eyes (145 with PPV alone and 161 with phaco-vitrectomy) were enrolled in this retrospective analysis. The surgical approach was 25-gauge PPV combined with phacoemulsification and PC-IOL implantation at the same time in eyes in phaco-vitrectomy group and only PPV in eyes in vitrectomy alone surgery group...
2016: International Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574395/measuring-phacoemulsification-groove-depth-using-probe-tip-dimensions-and-biometry-lens-thickness-readings
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Kevin Dunne, Alex J Buller
AIM: To describe a useful technique utilizing lens thickness from biometric data as well as phacoemulsification (phaco) probe tip dimensions, in order to more accurately determine safe groove depth during divide and conquer techniques for cataract surgery. METHODS: Single center, selection of patients for cataract surgery deemed low risk and suitable for surgical teaching cases. Individual lens thickness measurements from biometry were calculated with known phaco tip dimensions to give an individualized safe number of phaco tip depths for grooving during divide and conquer...
2016: Clinical Ophthalmology
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