Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures performed worldwide, yet many medical students and doctors remain uncertain as to what a cataract is or what the operation involves. This protocol provides a simple 10-step approach on how to teach medical students and non-specialist doctors the stages involved in cataract surgery, in a low cost wet lab-based environment, without the need for expensive surgical simulators or operating microscopes.
- medical education & training
- cataract and refractive surgery
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Contributors Dr Norbury was responsible for conceptualisation and preparation of the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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