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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1988  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12-14

Pars plana or anterior lensectomy for traumatic cataracts?


Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110 029, India

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H K Tewari
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110 029
India
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Traumatic cataracts can nor be adequately managed with cutting aspiration systems by an anterior or pars planes approach 20 cases were randomly assured to these two approaches Pars plana lensectomy caused a more frequent uveitis and secondary glaucoma, though the visual acuity achieved post-operatively was similar in the two groups. We recommend an anterior lensectomy for patients who do not require simultaneous posterior segment surgery, because the retained posterior capsule decreases the indicence of complications.


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