Phaco capsulotomy in intumescent cataract.


Intumescent cataracts are challenging cases even for experienced phaco surgeons (Bhattacharjee et al, 1999; Ermiss et al, 2003). In these eyes, during capsulorhexis, there are very high chances of anterior capsule tears with peripheral extension due to the high pressure of the hydrated cataractous lens. Following this, the continuation of… (More)
DOI: 10.3126/nepjoph.v6i2.11718


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@article{Mahalingam2014PhacoCI, title={Phaco capsulotomy in intumescent cataract.}, author={P. R. Mahalingam and Kumar Sambhav}, journal={Nepalese journal of ophthalmology : a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal of the Nepal Ophthalmic Society : NEPJOPH}, year={2014}, volume={6 2}, pages={242-3} }