Surgical prevention of posterior capsule opacification. Part 3: Intraocular lens optic barrier effect as a second line of defense.

@article{Peng2000SurgicalPO,
  title={Surgical prevention of posterior capsule opacification. Part 3: Intraocular lens optic barrier effect as a second line of defense.},
  author={Qun Peng and Nithi Visessook and David J. Apple and Suresh K Pandey and Liliana Werner and Marcela Escobar-Gomez and Robert J. Schoderbek and Kerry D Solomon and A El Guindi},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={198-213}
}
PURPOSE To emphasize an important aspect of preventing posterior capsule opacification (PCO), the barrier effect established by the optic of a posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC IOL), and present a new classification regarding capsular bag status after extra-capsular cataract extraction, including phacoemulsification. SETTING Center for Research on Ocular Therapeutics and Biodevices, Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. METHODS This… CONTINUE READING

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This analysis included 150 consecutive eyes obtained postmortem with United States - manufactured PC IOLs including ( 1 ) poly(methyl methacrylate ) , ( 2 ) silicone , and ( 3 ) hydrophobic acrylic designs that were accessioned in the Center from September 1995 to January 1 , 1998 .
To emphasize an important aspect of preventing posterior capsule opacification ( PCO ) , the barrier effect established by the optic of a posterior chamber intraocular lens ( PC IOL ) , and present a new classification regarding capsular bag status after extra - capsular cataract extraction , including phacoemulsification .
To emphasize an important aspect of preventing posterior capsule opacification ( PCO ) , the barrier effect established by the optic of a posterior chamber intraocular lens ( PC IOL ) , and present a new classification regarding capsular bag status after extra - capsular cataract extraction , including phacoemulsification .
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