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2014 AIOS Agra Daily News Saturday

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The official show daily of AIOC 2014 Agra February 8, 2014 by Erin L. Boyle EyeWorld Senior Staff Writer Impale a lens like Dracula: Unique aspects of phaco burst mode U sing an interesting com- parison—that the mi- croburst mode of phaco, which is not often used by ophthalmologists, can be compared to the likes of Count Dracula—Keiki R. Mehta, MD, Mumbai, discussed how to use this mode of phacoemulsification with equally interesting results. After his talk, Dr. Mehta ex- plained: "Like Count Dracula, who was originally known as Vlad the Im- continued on page 3 continued on page 3 paler, one can impale a lens utilizing a phaco tip," he said. "And once the lens is impaled on it, utilizing the microburst technology, which is available in virtually all phaco ma- chines, you can manage to impale the lens and thereby split it into its component parts with comparative ease." "It's a brilliant part of a phaco machine, which is something you really should use," he said of the burst mode during his talk. Presenting about the technology at the "Basics of phaco machines, dynamics, & how recent technology is used" session, Dr. Mehta joined a host of other Indian experts on the topic of phaco machines, including their use and possibilities, led by La- hane Tatyarao Pundlikrao, MD, Mumbai. Dr. Mehta's talk was "Burst mode in phaco in supra hard cataracts." Dr. Mehta talked about how with this technology, once the nu- clear tip has become embedded in a Keiki R. Mehta, MD by Erin L. Boyle EyeWorld Senior Staff Writer AIOC 2014 Gala Event: The Bollywood Nights huge success A colorful display of Bolly- wood dancing capped off the Gala Event at this year's 72nd Annual Con- ference of AIOS & Dia- mond Jubilee of IJO, with a large crowd that joined in and enjoyed the festivities. The Bollywood Nights event at the Gala featured "heart-throbbing dance sequences" and Filmfare Award Winner Playback Singers. The night also featured a laser show and lots of celebrities. Attendees enjoyed a delicious display of local and regional cuisine at the Gala dinner. According to the Bollywood

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