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Posterior capsular folds following cataract surgery

Contributor: Anna Kitzmann, MD; Maria Stunkel, BS

Photographer: Cindy Montague, CRA

Slit lamp photo demonstrating folds in the posterior capsule following cataract surgery. The folds resulted in a visually significant line of glare caused by a Maddox rod effect. Read the full case report for more information about this case and the development of folds in the posterior capsule.

Posterior capsular folds following cataract surgery


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last updated: 8/10/2014
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