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Potential Difficulty Score (PDS) of Habib et al for Performing a Phacoemulsification

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who will be undergoing a phacoemulsification using the Potential Difficulty Scale (PDS) of Habib et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

H26.9

Description:

Habib et al developed the Potential Difficulty Score (PDS) for describing the difficulty in performing phacoemulsification in a patient with a cataract. The authors are from the Sunderland Eye Infirmary in England.

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