Video journal offers tips for complications

August 1, 2005

Cincinnati, OH—The latest edition of the quarterly Video Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery features videos demonstrating complication management and other surgical highlights from around the world.

Cincinnati, OH-The latest edition of the quarterly Video Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery features videos demonstrating complication management and other surgical highlights from around the world.

Issue 3 includes information about complications involving microphacoemulsification, reverse pupillary block, and zonulopathy. Jihad Chabani, MD, of Spain, presents a "remarkable case" of capsular herniation, and Robert H. Osher, MD, of Cincinnati, OH, emphasizes the importance of proper silicone tip alignment to avoid posterior capsular rupture. A group of doctors from Brazil present several cases of Descemet's detachment, and I. Howard Fine, MD, of Eugene, OR, presents an unusual case of intraocular bleeding.

The hour-long program concludes with Issue 4, which features several award-winning films, including "Knuckle Up," by Takayuki Akahoshi, MD, of Japan and "Foldable Capsular Rings: the Next Generation" by H. Burkhard Dick, MD, of Germany; Suresh Pandey, MD, of Australia; and Liliana Werner, MD, of Salt Lake City. Dr. Osher introduces new signs in cataract surgery, while Gilbert Serpin, MD, of France, demonstrates a "loaded IOL," featuring a new anti-inflammatory delivery system.

For more information about the video journal, contact Dena Back via e-mail at dback@cincinnatieye.com
or telephone at 513/984-5133 ext. 3239.