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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Subjects with a history of uveitis or any other disease that could affect the retinal thickness, prior intraocular surgery such as pars plana vitrectomy or trabeculectomy, mature cataracts that prevented an OCT examination, planned extracapsular cataract extraction, and any systemic disorder that could affect the retinal thickness other than diabetes were excluded from the study.
Axer-Siegel et al found both phacoemulsification and extracapsular cataract extraction through sclerocorneal tunnel to be safe and effective procedures10.
(5) found that eyes subjected to extracapsular cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation showed higher incidence of wet AMD compared to unoperated eyes (19.1% in operated eyes vs.
Risk factors for capsular rupture and vitreous loss in extracapsular cataract extraction. Fortschr Ophthalmol.
Posterior capsular opacification is one of the major complications after the extracapsular cataract extraction or phacoemulsification10.
[2] Posterior capsular opacification (PCO) is a common long-term complication of cataract surgery in extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE).
Evans, "Phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens versus extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) with posterior chamber intraocular lens for age-related cataract," Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, no.
Lundvall, "Exfoliation syndrome and extracapsular cataract extraction with implantation of posterior chamber lens," Acta Ophthalmologica, vol.
Visual acuity following extracapsular cataract extraction in diabetics: A meta-analysis.
Tabbara, "Chronic endophthalmitis after extracapsular cataract extraction caused by Mycobacterium chelonae subspecies abscessus," Eye, vol.