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Minerva Oftalmologica 2007 September;49(3):97-121

Copyright © 2007 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Bimanual microphacoemulsification in cataract surgery

Cavallini G. M., Campi L., Lusvarghi S.

Struttura Complessa di Oftalmologia Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico, Modena


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The review describes the new technique of bimanual microphacoemulsification in cataract surgery: experimental and clinical studies, technology and surgical technique. Bimanual microphacoemulsification is compared with traditional phacoemulsification and coaxial miniphacoemulsification. The application of this innovative technique in the management of complex cases as cataract and vitreo-retinal pathologies, pediatric cataract and complicated cataract is also considered.

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