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    How to Make Your Own Cheap Vertical Chopper

    Cataract/Anterior Segment

    Dr. Hassan Adel Khaled takes matters into his own hands to create a homemade vertical chopper for phacoemulsification. The method involves bending a 27-gauge needle at 1.5 mm from the tip and on the other end into the shape of a cystotome. Dr. Khaled demonstrates use of the DIY vertical chopper cutting up a moderately dense cataract. 

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