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Separating simultaneous linear control of vacuum and ultrasound into two planes of pedal movement (pitch and yaw) with linear control of vacuum in phaco mode, the surgeon can approach material with safer lower vacuum levels and increase it only after desired material is positively engaged. Most vacuum pumps do not allow attenuation of rapid rise times, although the Storz Millennium and the Premiere machines are exceptions. These pumps allow the surgeon to set a time delay for full commanded vacuum build-up which starts when the surgeon enters foot pedal position 2.
The same procedure was carried out, alternating phacoemulsification systems for each run. Seven runs were performed with each system. The high and low runs were discarded. S TUDY W ITH A N ONSLEEVED P ROBE The same parameters were used for sleeveless phaco. Incisions were made with a 20-gauge steel blade (Microsurgical Technology [MST], Redmond, Wash). Due to the small size of the incision, trying to gauge the length of the wounds was difficult. We therefore simply went straight in parallel to the iris plane.
The nucleus is emulsified while the phaco tip is completely occluded. There is no infusion solution aspirated through the phaco tip during phacoemulsification. A B Figure 3-2. Method for measuring temperature at the incision site. The thermocouple is inserted into a tunnel created in the cornea above the incision site, and temperature at the incision site is measured with ultrasound. Thermal Burn Studies in Animal Eyes A B 19 Figure 3-3. Measurement of the temperature at the incision site during conventional phacoemulsification in postmortem porcine eyes using a thermometer.