Annals of Ophthalmology

, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp 185–193

Small Pupil Phaco Surgery: A New Technique

Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12009-007-0023-8

Cite this article as:
Malyugin, B. Ann Ophthalmol (2007) 39: 185. doi:10.1007/s12009-007-0023-8


Adequate transpupillary access to the lens is essential to the success of phaco procedures, especially in cases with zonular weakness and capsular inadequacy. When patients do not respond to pharmacological agents, mechanical measures are necessary. Nevertheless, most of these have significant risks. We believe that our iris retraction technique with Malyugin ring has several advantages.

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© American Society of Contempary Ophthalmology & The Intenational Association of Ocular Surgeons 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Complex State InstitutionMoscowRussia

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