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Posterior Tear

  Channels: Cataract Surgery | Posted 11/8/2016

Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB, manages a posterior capsule tear in a hard, subluxated traumatic cataract case. As the last fragments are removed under high suction, the floppy bag comes up and the phaco tip creates a punch hole. OVD is instilled prior to removing the phaco tip but vitreous still manages to prolapse through the incision. The author uses infusion through a pars plana trocar and the IOL scaffold technique to prevent the nuclear pieces from falling through the posterior capsule.

Capsule Tear • Cortical Removal • Dislocated lens, subluxed lens • Glued IOL • IOL Scaffold • Post Traumatic Cataract • Posterior capsular tear • Scleral-fixated IOL • Trauma • Triamcinolone • VJCRS • White Cataract

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