cataract surgery

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Noun1.cataract surgery - eye surgery that involves removing all or part of the lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens implant
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
intracapsular surgery - cataract surgery in which the entire lens is removed
extracapsular surgery - cataract surgery in which only the front of the lens is removed; the back of the lens capsule remains intact and provides support for the lens implant
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A prospective study of carotenoid intake and risk of cataract extraction in US men.
Cataract extraction in previously siliconized eyes offer a challenging situation for the ophthalmologist.
Age-related macular degeneration after extracapsular cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation.
Ms Lehasa said Mr Kim's offer came at a time when the ministry was experiencing a worrying backlog of patients awaiting eyesight correction and cataract extraction. She attributed the delay to shortage of eye specialists.
Risk factors for capsular rupture and vitreous loss in extracapsular cataract extraction. Fortschr Ophthalmol.
It is concluded that corneal endothelial cell density decreases in patients of pseudo-exfoliation syndrome and this must be considered while planning any intraocular surgery on these eyes including cataract extraction.
Synthesis of the literature on visual acuity and complications following cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation.
In the past two decades, phacoemulsification is the most common technique of cataract extraction in the developed world [36].
All of the surgeries (including initial cataract extraction and secondary IOL implantation) were conducted by the same experienced doctor (Yi Lu), with the patients under general anesthesia.
Patients attending the outpatient department and from referred centers with chief complaints of gradual diminution of vision after some duration of successful cataract extraction surgery were included and eyes with the cause of diminution of vision other than PCO were excluded.
Following detailed examinations, the Moorfields team decided to perform a very complex cataract extraction procedure, combined with a lens implant, supported by the hospital's advanced technology.