POSTERIOR CAPSULE OPACIFICATION AND POSTOPERATIVE ENDOPHTHALMITIS FOLLOWING CATARACT SURGERY Predictive and Protective Factors

@inproceedings{Wejde2005POSTERIORCO,
  title={POSTERIOR CAPSULE OPACIFICATION AND POSTOPERATIVE ENDOPHTHALMITIS FOLLOWING CATARACT SURGERY Predictive and Protective Factors},
  author={Gisela Wejde},
  year={2005}
}
Modern cataract surgery with implantation of an intraocular lens (IOL) is an increasingly safe and successful procedure, though complications still occur. This thesis addresses the most common complication, posterior capsule opacification (PCO) and the rare but serious complication postoperative endophthalmitis (POE). The pathogenesis of PCO is… CONTINUE READING