capsulorhexis


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capsulorhexis

(kăp″sū-lor-ĕk′sĭs)
A common method of cataract extraction in which a circular incision is made in the anterior capsule to permit lens extraction.

capsulorhexis 

A form of capsulotomy in which the incision of the anterior capsule is made in a smooth circular pattern along the periphery of the lens to enable removal of opaque lens material during extracapsular cataract extraction. It is the preferred method of capsulotomy when inserting a rigid intraocular lens because the incision is less likely to tear than that made by the 'can-opener' technique.
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The red reflex of the Proveo 8 is world class, with vividly contrasting edge of the capsulorhexis, but where Proveo has the real edge is in the Phacoemulsification process.
Femtosecond Laser-Based Capsulorhexis - Further Increasing Efficient of Synchrony
The initial limbal incision is still performed with a keratome, but the femtosecond laser is being used in cataract surgery to perform the capsulorhexis and nucleofractis.
Whether it is our proprietary 3D imaging system, the ability to perfectly size, shape and place the capsulorhexis to precisely position the IOL, or the dramatic reduction in required ultrasound energy, our platform offers cataract surgeons the absolute best technology and tools for successfully performing laser cataract surgery," said Nick Curtis, LensAR's Chief Executive Officer.
The relationship between capsulorhexis size and anterior chamber dept relation.
a laser device company that has developed a customizable, image-guided femtosecond laser to perform certain steps during cataract surgery, including anterior capsulorhexis and lens fragmentation.
The LenSx laser enhances a surgeon's ability to predictably create a well centered anterior capsulorhexis of exact diameter, and to effectively fragment the lens for removal with minimized phaco time and power.
With the company's new femtosecond laser system, we will be giving cataract physicians the tools they've long needed to master the critical yet difficult steps of capsulorhexis creation and nucleus fragmentation during cataract surgery.
Seibel provides a detailed step-by-step description of the cataract removal technique using the Avantix device including how to create the capsulorhexis, hyrdrodissection and emulsification, and implanting the replacement lens.
The clinical data from the APEC Hospital Mexico City showed the laser capsulotomies were significantly more precise than manual capsulorhexis in the intended vs.