Routine posterior optic buttonholing for eradication of posterior capsule opacification in adults: report of 500 consecutive cases.

PURPOSE To study the efficacy of posterior optic buttonholing (POBH) through a primary posterior capsulorhexis (PPCCC) to preserve full capsular transparency, and its potential as a routine alternative to standard in-the-bag implantation of sharp-edged optic intraocular lenses (IOLs). SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna… (More)