Update on a long-term, prospective study of capsulotomy and retinal detachment rates after cataract surgery.

@article{Olsen2000UpdateOA,
  title={Update on a long-term, prospective study of capsulotomy and retinal detachment rates after cataract surgery.},
  author={G M Olsen and Randall J. Olson},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={1017-21}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the retinal detachment risks and neodymium:YAG (Nd:YAG) capsulotomy rates associated with different cataract approaches and intraocular lens (IOL) styles in a long-term,prospective clinical study. SETTING Clinical practice of 1 ophthalmologist, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. METHODS Prospectively studied were surgical approach, date, and complications; IOL type; axial length; patient age and sex; Nd:YAG capsulotomy and date; and retinal detachment and date. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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