Secondary closure of posterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis.

  title={Secondary closure of posterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis.},
  author={M. J. Tassignon and Veva De Groot and R M Erica Smets and B M Tawab and F Vervecken},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  volume={22 9},
PURPOSE To examine the hypothesis that removing the center of the posterior capsule would prevent posterior capsular opacification (PCO). SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium. METHODS A posterior continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (CCC) was done before intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in eyes at risk for PCO (uveitic, young adult), retinal detachment after neodymium:YAG (Nd:YAG) laser capsulotomy (highly myopic) or for cystoid macular edema (uveitic… CONTINUE READING

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