The effect of capsulorhexis size on posterior capsular opacification: one-year results of a randomized prospective trial.

@article{Hollick1999TheEO,
  title={The effect of capsulorhexis size on posterior capsular opacification: one-year results of a randomized prospective trial.},
  author={Emma J. Hollick and David J. Spalton and William R. Meacock},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={271-9}
}
PURPOSE Posterior capsular opacification is the most common surgically related cause of reduced vision after cataract surgery. We studied the effect of capsulorhexis size on the pattern and severity of posterior capsular opacification. METHODS In this prospective study 75 patients underwent standardized phacoemulsification with capsulorhexis and in-the-bag placement of a 5.5-mm polymethylmethacrylate intraocular lens implant. The patients were randomly assigned to receive either a small… CONTINUE READING
40 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 40 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…