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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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Purpose:

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

Setting:

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

Methods:

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.

Results:

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.

Conclusions:

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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