Iatrogenic Anterior and Posterior Lens Capsule Rupture and Cataract after Useless Neodymium: YAG Laser “Capsulotomy” in Phakic IOL. | ASCRS
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Film 74930: Iatrogenic Anterior and Posterior Lens Capsule Rupture and Cataract after Useless Neodymium: YAG Laser “Capsulotomy” in Phakic IOL.
July 2021
Meeting: 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting
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Film ID: 74930
Presenting Author: Riccardo Bellanca, MD
Producers: Caterina Bogetto, MD; Giuseppe D'Amico Ricci, MD, PhD, FEBO; Dora Cecilia Giobbio, MD; Claudio Panico, MD 
Category: Special Interest

The incidence of anterior subcapsular cataracts secondary to posterior chamber pIOLs is low, but it can be misdiagnosed? Istant cataract development was observed in the left eye of a 56-year-old woman following a “capsulotomy”. The patient underwent an pIOL explantation/cataract surgery and vitrectomy to remove the cortical material was floating in the vitreous.

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