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    Capsule Retractors (Iris Hooks) with Delayed CTR Use

    Cataract/Anterior Segment

    This video demonstrates the advantages of capsular retractors over a CTR to stabilize the dehisced portion of the capsular bag during cortical removal. Having been previously placed to expand the pupil, 4-0 Prolene iris retractors are used to support the capsulorhexis rim in the region of the zonular dialysis. CTR insertion can be delayed until after the cortex has been removed.