Vol 2, No 2 (2017)
Review paper
Published online: 2017-06-28

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1.8-mm coaxial microincision cataract surgery with the Stellaris Vision Enhancement System

Ioannis Mallias1, Panagiota Mylova1, Anastasia Tassiopoulou1
Ophthalmol J 2017;2(2):54-57.


The purpose of this review is to analyse the benefits of phacoemulsification with 1.8-mm coaxial microincision cataract surgery using the Stellaris Vision Enhancement System. The Stellaris operating system and its advantages are explained and analysed. Other techniques are also referred to. The surgical technique of 1.8-mm microincision cataract surgery using Stellaris is described and some essential and helpful tips are explained. The Stellaris Enhancement System makes 1.8-mm microincision cataract surgery fast and easy for the surgeon, leading to high rates of patient satisfaction from the first postoperative days.


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