capsulorhexis forceps

capsulorhexis forceps

An instrument which is used to cut the anterior capsule of the lens in cataract surgery.
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Anterior chamber was filled by sodium hyaluronate (3.0%), and a 4.0-5.0 mm anterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis was performed by using a capsulorhexis forceps. After cortical hydrodissection, lens material was aspirated.
Manual CCC was performed using capsulorhexis forceps under an ophthalmic viscosurgical device (OVD).
Subsequently, the anterior capsule was gently removed using capsulorhexis forceps.
It can be performed using cystotome, small incision capsulorhexis forceps, or utrata forceps [1-4].