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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1991  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12-14

Achievement of surgically soft and safe eyes--a comparative study


Dept. of Ophthalmology Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

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R N Sud
Dept. of Ophthalmology Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab
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With the advent of intra ocular lens implantation at the time of cataract extraction, especially by intracapsular method, it has become very important to prevent the loss of vitreous during surgery. This can be achieved by lowering the intraocular pressure by various methods. In order to find out the best method to achieve a soft & safe eye before surgery, a study was conducted on 90 patients, undergoing intracapsular cataract extraction. The patients were divided into 9 groups of 10 each, & different methods of lowering intraocular pressure were tried and results compared. It was observed that intravenous mannitol given preoperatively and pressure with mercury column together, formed the best combination to achieve the maximum tension lowering effect.


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