Cataract development is common in phakic eyes after pars plana vitrectomy and exposure to silicone oil. Anterior capsule rigidity is frequently encountered during cataract surgery in these cases. We report a capsulotomy technique to overcome capsule rigidity, as well as the histopathological findings of the anterior capsule after prolonged exposure to silicone oil.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Sensory Systems