Role of posterior capsulotomy with vitrectomy and intraocular lens design and material in reducing posterior capsule opacification after pediatric cataract surgery.

@article{Ram2003RoleOP,
  title={Role of posterior capsulotomy with vitrectomy and intraocular lens design and material in reducing posterior capsule opacification after pediatric cataract surgery.},
  author={Jagat Ram and Gagandeep Singh Brar and Sushmita Kaushik and Amit Gupta and Amod Gupta},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={1579-84}
}
PURPOSE To study the effect of primary posterior capsulotomy with anterior vitrectomy (PPC + AV) and intraocular lens (IOL) design and material on the development of posterior capsule opacification (PCO) after pediatric cataract surgery. SETTING Tertiary care institution in India. PATIENTS Sixty-four eyes of 52 children ranging in age from 3 months to 12 years who had cataract extraction with IOL implantation were prospectively evaluated for a minimum postoperative period of 2 years… CONTINUE READING

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