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Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance

10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits


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Clinical experience with a novel pupil expander in complicated and complex cases

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Session Details

Session Title: Cataract Surgery Instrumentation/Surgical Devices

Session Date/Time: Sunday 11/09/2016 | 10:30-12:00

Paper Time: 10:48

Venue: Hall C1

First Author: : E.Assia ISRAEL

Co Author(s): :    A. Belkin   F. Segev                 

Abstract Details


To report clinical experience with the APX-200 pupil expander in complicated and complex cases associated with a constricted pupil.


Meir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba and Ein-Tal Eye Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel.


The APX-200 is a novel disposable pupillary expanding device.Two devices are inserted through two opposite 19G cornel incisions to create a clinically comfortable pupil dilation.


Operations were done in complicated cases including: pseudoexfoliation syndrome, uveitic cataract, mature and hypermature cataracts, intraoperative floppy iris synd (IFIS), lens coloboma , scleral fixated glued IOL. Complex cases included cataract surgery combined with pars plana vitrectomy or management of subluxated lenses using capsule stabilizing device. All operations were successfully performed and no device related complications were noted.


The APX-200 disposable pupil expander is effective and practical in complicated and complex surgeries associated with constricted pupil.

Financial Disclosure:

... gains financially from product or procedure presented

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