BLOG: Phacoemulsification; what to do when there is no view

Phacoemulsification in cases with media opacities and poor corneal clarity is a challenge that needs to be addressed adequately with surgical expertise and precision during the intraoperative procedure. Patients with Fuchs' dystrophy and corneal guttata, shallow anterior chambers, a history of previous ocular trauma, inflammation or surgery and glaucoma are particularly at risk and should be handled very carefully.