Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04] » Ultrasonic Surgical Procedures » Phacoemulsification
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04] » Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures » Refractive Surgical Procedures » Cataract Extraction » Phacoemulsification
A procedure for removal of the crystalline lens in cataract surgery in which an anterior capsulectomy is performed by means of a needle inserted through a small incision at the temporal limbus, allowing the lens contents to fall through the dilated pupil into the anterior chamber where they are broken up by the use of ultrasound and aspirated out of the eye through the incision. (Cline, et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed & In Focus 1993;1(1):1) MeSH
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