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Visual outcome following extra capsular cataract extraction in mature and hypermature cataracts

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First Author: A.Al-Mujaini OMAN

Co Author(s):    U. Wali              

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To report one year end on best corrected visual acuity in 33 patients (35 eyes) who underwent extra capsular cataract extraction (ECCE) with posterior chamber intra-ocular lens implantation (PC-IOL) for mature and hypermature cataracts with pseudoexfoliation (PEX).


Retrospective, non-comparative singleĀ–institutional (Sultan Qaboos University Hospital) study.


Retrospective study of thirty three patients (35 eyes) with mature and hypermature cataracts with ocular PEX evaluating visual outcome end of 12 months following (ECCE) with PC-IOL.


Thirty eyes (85.71%) showed improvement in BCVA ranging from 0.2 to 1.0 Snellen lines. Four eyes (11.43%) had unchanged BCVA from baseline. One eye (2.86%) that did not improve developed retinal detachment at 3 months follow up and was referred to the vireo-retinal unit and follow up has been lost.


Extra capsular cataract extraction is both safe and effective technique in eyes with Mature and hypermature cataracts with PEX. FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE?: No

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