Visionary

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I'd just stick with pig eyes. They're usually free, and nothing (not even a "practice eye") is like the real thing.
 

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We have some that look similar to those (don't know what brand) and I agree with Visionary, they suck for phaco, even though they say they are phaco eyes. What they are good for though is when you are beginning just getting used to looking and adjusting the scope, pretty decent for suturing and making the cataract incisions. I also thought starting the rhexis with a cystitome was okay, trying to complete it with utratas wasn't that bad but not that good either.
 

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hi i want to start learning phaco..which would be best approach for me,plz guide me [email protected]
The best approach is on people. Pigs are not like the real thing, and the artificial eyes are pretty much worthless on my experience. Besides, you're med student. It'll come in time.