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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 31-33

Description of surgical technique: The Bhatti modification for small-incision cataract surgery of the Akahoshi prechop technique

Bhatti Eye Clinic, India

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Swaranjit Singh Bhatti
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.44501

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Manual chopping of the nucleus forms the backbone of nucleus reduction in manual small-incision cataract surgery (MSICS). The technique ("prechopping") described by Akahoshi has been modified so that it is safe, predictable, and easy to use in MSICS.

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