Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 12  |  Page : 1350--1358

Managing the posterior polar cataract: An update


Abhay R Vasavada, Vaishali A Vasavada 
 Raghudeep Eye Hospital, Gurukul Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abhay R Vasavada
Raghudeep Eye Hospital, Gurukul Road, Memnagar, Ahmedabad - 380 052, Gujarat
India

Posterior polar cataracts (PPC) have always been a challenge for cataract surgeons due to their inherently higher propensity for posterior capsule rupture. Over the years, several technical modifications have been suggested to enhance safety and reduce posterior capsule rupture rates in these polar cataracts. This review article tries to present the various techniques and strategies to published in literature to manage PPCs. It also discusses pearls for making surgery more reproducible and consistent, as well as the role of newer diagnostic and surgical technology based on the published literature on the subject.


How to cite this article:
Vasavada AR, Vasavada VA. Managing the posterior polar cataract: An update.Indian J Ophthalmol 2017;65:1350-1358


How to cite this URL:
Vasavada AR, Vasavada VA. Managing the posterior polar cataract: An update. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Sep 19 ];65:1350-1358
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