Bimanual phaco advantageous in cases of zonular dehiscence

May 15, 2005

Proponents of bimanual microincision phacoemulsification (BMP) are discovering that the technique offers unique advantages over standard coaxial phaco in not only routine cases but also particular difficult and challenging procedures. In a previous article we covered the advantage of BMP in eyes that had undergone previous radial keratotomy. In this article, we will discuss the advantages in eyes with zonular laxity or frank zonular dehiscence.