In SICS, one interesting way of expressing nucleus from the anterior chamber is by using the Fish Hook. I could never develop a liking for this technique as introducing something as sharp as a hook does not agree with me. Yet surgeons in Lahan, Nepal use this technique with great relish and aplomb. So its… Read More »
It is very easy to forget the importance of simple basic hygiene and cleaning of body parts in this world of rapid technological advances and advent of newer machines almost on the daily basis. Here is a short video that explains the basics of personal hygiene for all the personnels involved in operating theater.
This is a kind of surgery which perhaps in all probability most of us will never ever perform. Yet it is a visual delight that should inspire us to rise to new heights. It is a must watch for all cataract surgeons:
This is a must watch video for all cataract surgeons. It is not only make you a better surgeon but also a wiser one.
This is a must watch video for all phaco surgeons. It shows how a good rhexis can be achieved even in a case of intumescent cataract.
I am not particularly a big fan of the fish hook technique that was largely developed by Dr. Albert Hennig in Lahan, Nepal. I am trained to use irrigating vectis and I still am comfortable with that. But in case some of would like to try to it, here is a short video on how… Read More »
Great surgeons take utmost care of even the smallest of the details. It starts right from the slit lamp examination. In the OT, the first step is draping of the eye. Poor draping is not only unsafe in the sense that it can lead to post op infections but can also lead to great discomfort… Read More »
This is a must watch video for all cataract surgeons. Here the operating surgeon’s greatness lies in recording his own complication and discussing the management. It is fascinating to see how this master-class surgeon has detected the complication so early, almost the instant it happened. Note the subtle pupil snap sign so beautifully shown in… Read More »
Just look at this fantastic surgery Performed by Dr. M. S. Ravindra, a pioneering surgeon. Topical, clear-corneal SICS with phacosection and without any side port. Simply Brilliant!
One question is haunting for more than 25 years when I saw for the first time. Q is “For right handed person which should be direction of rhexis, clockwise or anticlockwise? I feel do have answer but still Smart members please enlighten! Which ever direction one is comfortable is “way out” answer. shekhar paranjpe Please… Read More »