Posterior Capsular Rent: Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management


In spite of a steady improvement in the safety of cataract surgery since the inception of phacoemulsification, diagnosing and managing posterior capsular rent still remains a challenge. Identification of the pre-existing risk factors is of utmost importance so that precautionary modifications are done in the surgery to prevent this complication. Once it happens, timely realization and appropriate management can have excellent outcomes.

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Rani, N. and Gupta, P. (2014) Posterior Capsular Rent: Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management. Surgical Science, 5, 224-226. doi: 10.4236/ss.2014.55038.

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