CRST's Virtual Textbook of Cataract Surgery. 
David F. Chang, MD, Editor

Phaco Techniques

Chapter 1. Divide and Conquer


Sept. 02 / The Divide-and-Conquer Technique
By Paul Ernest, MD

Oct. 01 / Backcracking: Dismantling the Nucleus From Behind
By Christopher Connor, MD

Chapter 2. Phaco Chop


Sept. 02 / Phaco Chop Techniques: Horizontal Versus Vertical Chop
By David F. Chang, MD

Sept. 02 / Phaco Quick-Chop
By Louis D. Nichamin, MD

Sept. 02 / The Choo-Choo Chop and Flip Technique Using NeoSoniX
By I. Howard Fine, MD

Oct. 01 / Point/Counterpoint: Which Technique Do You Prefer for Phaco?
By David C. Brown, MD

Part I: Phaco flip. 

Oct. 01 / Point/Counterpoint: Which Technique Do You Prefer for Phaco?
By I. Howard Fine, MD

Part II: Choo-choo chop and flip.

Chapter 3. Pre-Chop


Sept. 02 / The Karate Prechop Technique
By Takayuki Akahoshi, MD


Chapter
4. Supracapsular Phacoemulsification


Sept. 02 / The Phaco Flip Technique
By David C. Brown, MD

June 02 / Performing Phaco Tilt
By Douglas K. Grayson, MD

Chapter 5. One-Handed Phacoemulsification


Sept. 02 / Microincisional Cataract Surgery
By Robert M. Kershner, MD, FACS

Nov. 01 / Single-Incision Phacoemulsification
By Robert M. Kershner, MD

Chapter 6. Bimanual Phacoemulsification

Apr. 05 / Complications of Bimanual Microincisional Phacoemulsification
By Mark Packer, MD, FACS; I. Howard Fine, MD; and
Richard S. Hoffman, MD

Sept. 04 / The Evolution of Phakonit
By Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth

Sept. 04 / Why We Prefer Bimanual Microincisional Phacoemulsification
By I. Howard Fine, MD; Richard S. Hoffman, MD;
and Mark Packer, MD

Sept. 04 / Why I Prefer Coaxial Phacoemulsification
By Richard J. Mackool, MD

Sept. 04 / Techniques and Instrumentation for Bimanual Microincisional Cataract Surgery
By Richard Packard, MD, DO, FRSC, FRCOphth

Sept. 04 / Wound Temperature and the Sovereign Whitestar Technology
By Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, and Randall J. Olson, MD

Sept. 04 / Incisional Temperature: An In Vitro Study
By Robert H. Osher, MD

Sept. 04 / Wound Temperature and the Millennium
By Rosa Braga-Mele, MEd, MD, FRCSC

Sept. 04 / Transitioning to Bimanual Microincisional Phacoemulsification
By David F. Chang, MD

Sept. 04 / Bimanual Microincisional Phacoemulsification for Brunescent Nuclei
By Hiroshi Tsuneoka, MD

Sept. 04 / Evaluating Intraoperative IOP Levels During Cataract Surgery
By José Ramón Hueso, MD; Encarnación Mengual, MD; and Juan García, MD

Sept. 04 / Update on the Thinoptx IOL
By John D. Hunkeler, MD

Sept. 04 / Microincisional Lenses
By Matteo Piovella, MD; Fabrizio I. Camesasca, MD; and Barbara Kusa, MD

Sept. 04 / The Future of Microincisional Cataract Surgery
By Donald N. Serafano, MD

Sept. 04 / Bimanual Microincisional Phacoemulsification for Complicated Cases
By Randall J. Olson, MD

Jan. 03 /
Is It Time to Try Bimanual Phaco?
By Alicia Fagan, Senior Editor

Jan. 03 / Microphaco Instrumentation
By Randall J. Olson, MD

Sept. 02 / Point/Counterpoint: Can Bimanual Phaco Still Deliver?
By Randall J. Olson, MD

Part I: “We must show that it has very real advantages.”

Sept. 02 / Point/Counterpoint: Can Bimanual Phaco Still Deliver?
By Richard Mackool, MD

July 02 / Ultrasmall-Incision Cataract Surgery
By A. John Kanellopoulos, MD