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    AAO 2016
    Cataract/Anterior Segment

    In this presentation from AAO 2016, Susan M. Macdonald, MD, presents her top-5 pearls in managing complicated cataract cases.

    • Be prepared, including the team, with a vitrectomy kit.
    • Be prepared with early detection, minimizing a major loss.
    • Resist the urge to run. Pause, ask for a vioelastic, etc., then relax.
    • Improve your visualization of the vitreous.
    • Maintain chamber pressure bimanual through a snug wound.

    She offers 2 bonus pearls:

    • If a vitreous face is broken, cut, do not fix.
    • Suture the wound.