On the verge of modern cataract surgery, method of small incision cataract surgery is becoming popular which is also known as micro incision cataract surgery (MICS). It could be termed as a minimally invasive procedure which reduces postoperative corneal aberrations. It reduces the occurrence of induced corneal astigmatism. The incision site is a cut of less than 1.8 mm where surgical invasiveness is minimised to a very low amount. The outcome of this surgery is very favorable with respect to the all-around results.
In order to perform the small incision cataract surgery, it is necessary to use disposable surgical knives, or a set of diamond knives along with the skilled professionals. Disposable blades are the best option for cataract surgery whereas diamond-tipped blades are superior in several ways as it can be reused. The retractable diamond blades are also a good choice as they have the capacity of cleaning and can be repeated for further incisions.