Phaco Training at SuVi Eye Institute, Kota, Rajasthan
The short term course allows the trainee to observe / perform about 20 phacoemulsification procedures, under the supervision and guidance of the clinic surgeons over a period of 2 weeks. The trainee will learn incision architecture, capsulorhexis, hydro-dissection and, nucleus sculpting and division, various chopping techniques, cortical cleanup, as well as lens implantation. While the trainee will observe / perform the procedure, the experienced faculty will be on hand to guide the trainee at each step, and to take over the procedure if there is a likelihood of a problem. Each procedure will be taped, and the tape reviewed along with the experienced surgeon. If there is a perceived need, didactic lectures will also be taken.