Capsule-sparing procedure has effective results in complex pediatric eyes

SAN FRANCISCO — Phacoemulsification with in-the-bag implantation of a scleral-sutured modified capsular tension ring and an IOL is a practical procedure that preserves capsular and anterior hyaloid anatomy and avoids unnecessary vitrectomy, according to a physician here."It is a better choice in the pediatric demographic, which is prone to blunt trauma," Mauricio A. Perez, MD, said at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.

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