Posterior capsule tear resulting from faulty instrumentation.


Three eyes having cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation developed a torn posterior capsule. The defective bend of a damaged Y-hook used for insertion and rotation of the IOL was identified. In 1 case, a new IOL design with a thinner edge may have contributed to the capsule tear. Surgeons must remain vigilant to the possibility that any… (More)


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