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Outcomes after phacoemulsification in cases of traumatic cataract with pre-existing posterior capsule tear

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First Author: D.Verma INDIA

Co Author(s):    P. Patil              

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To evaluate the Outcomes after Phacoemulsification in cases of traumatic cataract with preexisting posterior capsule tear


D D Eye Institute , Kota (R.J.) -India


31 eyes of 31 patients were operated over a period of 6 years. In all the cases phacoemulsification was done. Ant vitrectomy was done in all the cases. A 3 piece IOL was placed in the sulcus in 25 patients. In remaining cases scleral fixated and Glued IOL's were implanted after one month of primary surgery.


All the patients achieved Vision ranging from 20/400 to 20/20. None of the patients developed secondary glaucoma or tractional retinal detachment. Pars plans vitrectomy wasn't required in any case.


Patients of traumatic cataract with PC rupture also do have a good visual outcome and can be very well managed by anterior segment surgeons. FINANCIAL INTEREST: NONE

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