BLOG: Subluxated capsular bag-IOL complex with CTR and dislocated endocapsular segment

A subluxated capsular bag is often addressed by surgeons during cataract surgery. It may exist as a preoperative entity associated with the subluxation of the lens, as an intraoperative entity due to pull or traction on the capsular bag, or as a postoperative entity due to progressive weakening of the zonules, which is usually seen in pseudoexfoliation, Marfan’s syndrome, and other metabolic and connective tissue disorders. For cases of mild subluxation, a capsular tension ring (CTR) can be used, and the timing of its implantation into the capsular bag depends (Read more...)