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The BIL Anterior Capsulorhexis

  • Sorcha Ní DhubhghaillEmail author
  • Luc Van Os
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Abstract

A correctly sized and centered anterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis is essential for implantation of a BIL implant. This chapter describes the use of the caliper ring and the Eye Cage device and Purkinje images to obtain proper sizing and centration of the anterior rhexis.

Keywords

Anterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (ACCC) Anterior capsulorhexis Ring caliper Centration Eye Cage Purkinje light reflexes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyAntwerp University, University HospitalEdegemBelgium

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