• Aravind HaripriyaEmail author
  • Tanpreet Pal Singh
  • Durga Prasad Nayak


The ultimate result of a cataract surgery is dependent on the optimal performance of each step of the procedure. The success of each step in turn depends on the steps preceding it. Wound construction in MSICS can be considered as a rate-limiting step of cataract surgery. An error in this step can spiral into the subsequent steps and also weigh adversely in the immediate post-op period.


Anterior Chamber Cataract Surgery Tunnel Construction Blue Zone External Incision 
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Dr.Sathish Devarajan who has contributed all the diagrams in this chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aravind Haripriya
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tanpreet Pal Singh
    • 1
  • Durga Prasad Nayak
    • 1
  1. 1.Cataract and IOL ServicesAravind Eye HospitalMaduraiIndia

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