Chopstick technique for nucleus removal in an impending dropped nucleus.

@article{Lal2004ChopstickTF,
  title={Chopstick technique for nucleus removal in an impending dropped nucleus.},
  author={Harbansh Lal and Anita Sethi and Shaloo Bageja and Jasmita Popli},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 9},
  pages={1686; author reply 1686}
}
We describe a bimanual chopstick technique for nucleus removal after a posterior capsule tear and an impending dropped nucleus during phacoemulsification. The technique stabilizes the nucleus and nuclear fragments by providing posterior support with a Sinskey hook introduced from the pars plana. Once supported, the nucleus is gripped between 2 instruments… CONTINUE READING