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Clear Corneal Section and Cataract Extraction



ABSTRACT:The technic of clear corneal cataract extraction was used in 365 cases, and the visual and postoperative results are reviewed. Visual acuity of 20/30 or better was obtained in 71% of cases, and there was corneal astigmatism of one diopter or less in 33%. Hyphema and shallow anterior chamber were encountered in less than 2% of cases. No instance of epithelial downgrowth was encountered. A renewal of interest in this technic of cataract extraction is encouraged.

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