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Low-cost high-volume extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in Nepal

Extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation surgery using a technique developed by Dr. Sanduk Ruit of the Tilganga Eye Centre in conjunction with the Medical Directorate of the Fred Hollows Foundation of Australia. Also presented is the teaching method used to help make local doctors proficient in this technique.

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Publication Date
Jan 1, 1998

Authors
Sanduk Ruit, Geoff Tabin, Reeta Gurung,

Full Citation
Ruit S, Tabin GC, Nissman SA, Paudyal G, Gurung R. Low-cost high-volume extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in Nepal. Ophthalmology. 1999;106(10):1887-1892. doi:10.1016/S0161-6420(99)90397-4