Innovations in phacoemulsification technology

Pulin A. Shah, Sonia Yoo

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: A working knowledge of the principles guiding recent technologic upgrades in phacoemulsification units will help the surgeon to maximize clinical benefits from the latest machines. RECENT FINDINGS: Reduced thermal energy combined with more efficient emulsification resulting from microfractionation of ultrasound energy, and improved chamber stability from automatic fluidic adjustments are achievable with the recent technological advances. SUMMARY: Improved safety and efficiency can be achieved with the most current advances in phacoemulsification technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-26
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent opinion in ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2007


  • Cataract surgery
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Technology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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