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
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.