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Clinical Practice in Small Incision Cataract Surgery
edited by Ashok Garg

Clinical Practice in Small Incision Cataract Surgery covers all aspects of small incision cataract surgery from lens anatomy to various operative techniques, complications, management and recent advances. It is the first alternative choice to phacoemulsification.


  • Discusses issues in optical and acoustical biometry and sterilization
  • Covers topical and non-topical anesthesias as well as modern anesthetic viscoelastics
  • Describes the roles that fulidics and the various viscosurgical devices play in the safety of cataract surgery
  • Includes coverage of preoperative preparation of the patient, the dynamics of SICS, and surgical techniques used during the various operative steps
  • Contains nearly 1000 illustration-almost 700 in full color


Introduction: Thoughts on Small Incision Manual Extrascapular Surgery

Preoperative Evaluation and Preliminary Considerations

  • Anatomy of Human Crystalline Lens, Capuscular Bag, Zonules and Its Relavance to Cataract Surgery
  • Biochemistry of the Lens
  • Cataract Etiology: A Comprehensive Review
  • Cataract Classification and Various Treatment Modalities
  • Ocular Biometry
  • Anesthesia in Cataract Surgery
  • Viscoanesthetic Solutions for Small Incision Cataract Surgery: Experimental Studies and Clinical Applications
  • Dynamics of Ocular Surgical Adjuncts in Cataract Surgery
  • Update on Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices
  • Corneal Topography in Cataract Surgery
  • Capsular Dye Enhanced Cataract Surgery
  • Relevance and Clinical Significance of SICS (Manual Phaco) in Modern Cataract Surgery
  • Peroperative Preparation in the Patient in Small Incision Surgery

Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Techniques

  • The Dynamics of Suturless Cataract Incisions
  • Small Incision Planned Extra
  • Dynamics of Incision and Wound Construction in SICS
  • Capsulorhexis
  • Dynamics of Hydroprocedures in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Dynamics of Cortex and Epinucleus Aspiration in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Dynamics of Nucleus Management in SICS
  • IOL Implantation Techniques in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Material for Intraocular Lenses
  • Blumenthal's Technique in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Phacofracture Technique in SICS, K. Singh
  • Manual Multiphacofragmentation (MPF) Allows for Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Closed Chamber Manual Phacofragmentation
  • Phacosection Technique in SICS
  • Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Using Irrigating Vectis
  • Small Incision Sutureless Temporal Approach Extracapsular Cataract Surgery
  • Phaco Sandwich Technique in SICS
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery with Nucleus Extraction - Fishhook Technique
  • The Jaw Slider Pincer Technique for Small Incision Non-Phaco Cataract Surgery
  • The Double Wire Snare Splitter Technique for Small Incision, Non-Phaco Cataract Surgery
  • Versatility of Anterior Chamber Maintainer in SICS
  • Small Incision Non-Phacoemulsification Surgery and Glaucoma
  • SICS in Pediatric Cataracts
  • Mini Nuc Cataract Surgery Under Topica Anesthesia
  • Ocular Pharmacokinetics in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery

Complications and Their Management

  • Management of Anterior Segment Complications in SICS
  • Posterior Segment Complications in SICS and Management
  • Management of Astigmatism in SICS
  • Complications and Their Avoidance in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Postsurgical Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Favit-A New Method to Remove Dropped Nuclei
  • Management of Nucleus Prolapse in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Management of Dislocated Implants by Vitreoretinal Approach
  • Posterior Dislocation of Lens Material During Cataract Surgery
  • Management of Postoperative Endophthalmitis
  • Update on Posterior Capsule Opacification: Etiopathogenesis, Clinical Manifestations, Pharmacological and Surgical Prevention
  • Update on Delayed Postoperative Opacification of Rigid and Foldable Intraocular Lenses

Recent Advances and Future Considerations

  • Recent Techniques in Nucleus Delivery in SICS
  • Pediatric Cataract-IOL Surgery: Past, Present, and Future
  • Update on Twenty-First Century Cataract-Intraocular Lens Surgery


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Clinical Practice in Small Incision Cataract Surgery
edited by Ashok Garg
2005 656 pages $298.95 + shipping
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