Alex Dastgheib, MD, ABO, discusses the findings of the paper, "325 Cases of Phacoemulsification in Blind Cataracts," presented at the 2022 ASCRS conference in Washington, DC. The paper won the Challenging Cases session during the meeting.
The 325 cases were consecutively performed by Alex Dastgheib, MD, ABO, over a period of 8 years, from 2013 to 2020, and is the largest such case series reported in the world, according to databases Google Scholar, PubMed and a few others.
"I feel that you can make a complex or complicated case into something simple by following the surgical classification techniques. I think even a good resident should be able to be successful at these cataract surgeries if they follow the steps." Alex Dastgheib, MD, ABO