erysiphake

erysiphake

(ĕr-ĭs′ĭ-fāk)
A small spoon-shaped device used in cataract surgery to remove the lens by suction.
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Table 1: Evolution of cataract surgery Year Technique Place Surgeon 800 BC Couching India Susruta 1015 AD Needle aspiration Iraq Unknown 1100 Needle aspiration Couching Syria Unknown 1500 Couching Europe Unknown 1745 ECCE inferior incision France Daviel 1753 ICCE by thumb expression England Sharp 1860 ECCE superior incision Germany Von Graefe 1880 ICCE muscle hook zonulolysis India Smith and lens tumble 1900 ICCE by capsule forceps Germany Verhoeff 1940 ICCE by capsule suction Europe Barraquer erysiphake 1949 ECCE with post.