Phacoemulsification in White Cataract: Demographic Profile, Associated Difficulties and Visual Outcomes

Authors : Dr. Sujit Kumar Biswas; Dr. Soma Rani Roy; Dr. Sajjad Hossain Khan; Dr. Kazi Tahmina Akhtar

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 4 - April

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To evaluate the demographic profiles of the patients, associated problems and visual outcomes of phacoemulsification in eyes with white cataract. Design: A prospective interventional study. Materials & Methods: A prospective interventional study of 76 patients done who had either mature or hypermature cataract and underwent phacoemulsification surgery. All pre- and postoperative data were recorded according to the protocol of cataract clinic of the hospital. All surgeries were done under peri-bulbar anesthesia and by single surgeon. In all cases two plane clear corneal incision of 3.2 mm, continuous curvilinear capsulorrhexis (CCC), phacoemulsification by stop and chop and in bag IOL implantation done. CCC was done by two step procedure to reduces the intra-lenticular pressure and prevent ‘Argentina flag sign’. All patients were followed up at 1 st postoperative day, 7th postoperative day, one month and 3 months.

Keywords : Phacoemulsification, White Mature Cataract, Hyper-Mature Cataract, With The Rule Astigmatism, Against The Rule Astigmatism, Intraocular Lenses, Continuous Curvilinear Capsulorrhexis.


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