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|Title:||How serious is posterior capsule rupture?|
|Authors:||Lim, A.S.M. |
|Source:||Lim, A.S.M., Chiang, C., Chew, P.T.K. (1990). How serious is posterior capsule rupture?. European Journal of Implant and Refractive Surgery 2 (1) : 57-61. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Posterior capsule rupture remains an important intrasurgical complication with considerable controversy regarding its management. Some surgeons still recommend anterior vitrectomy routinely. Others will not insert a posterior chamber implant. And most are worried about the poor visual result. In this paper, based on an analysis of 62 eyes, we illustrate how we manage the problem: anterior vitrectomy was usually not required; a posterior chamber lens implant is almost always inserted and the visual result of 6/12 vision and better was found in 86% of afflicted eyes. The importance of prevention is emphasized and the significance of good management is also discussed.|
|Source Title:||European Journal of Implant and Refractive Surgery|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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