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Indeed, the ophthalmic microscope has enabled precise visualization of both anterior and posterior segment structures making modern ophthalmic microsurgery possible. Two such ophthalmic surgeries, cataract extraction and pars plana vitrectomy, are described below in detail. 1 Technique overview Over two million cataract extractions are performed yearly in the United States making it the most common ophthalmic surgery, and among the most frequently performed surgeries in any field. A “cataract” refers to a focal or diffuse opacification of the crystalline lens, a structure that is normally optically clear and measures approximately 10mm wide and 6mm deep.
5 mm diameter) entry wounds, when constructed properly, are small enough to self-seal and thus can be placed through the conjunctiva and sclera without the need for closing sutures. To allow for easy entry and exit of surgical instruments during vitrectomy and to align the entry holes in the conjunctiva and sclera, a 23- or 25-gauge trocar 32 Advances in Ophthalmology is placed at the site of the desired sclerotomy. The trocar consists of two components: a polyimide cannula and a polymer hub. The polyimide cannula maintains the transconjunctival and transcleral tunnel through which surgical instruments are passed.