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A Powerful Outlook on Low Power Cataract Surgery

Available from: 1/02/2019

Where to publish: mivision Publication and

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E], [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • Understand new innovations in Phaco One Chop technique of cataract surgery, including the research and clinical progression of various surgical procedures leading to the development of the Low Power method
  • Appreciate the technical differences between the Divide and Conquer and Low Power options in cataract surgery options, including advantages and disadvantages and clinical management
  • Identify pre-operative considerations and patient selection for Low Power cataract surgery, including understanding of all stages in the Low Power technique
  • Allow optometrists to broaden their discussions with patients on choice of cataract surgery including pros and cons, topical anaesthesia, peri-bulbar block and consecutive bilateral cataract removal

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

A Powerful Outlook on Low Power Cataract Surgery
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
A Powerful Outlook on Low Power Cataract SurgeryIndependent Learning with AssessmentNoNo2.00

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