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Research Article Volume 3 Issue 8

To Assess the Intraoperative Complications in Small Incision Cataract Surgery and Visual Outcome

Smita Kunwar1*, Janak Poudel2 and Dr. Jyoti Kattige3

1B. Optom Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore, India
2B. Optom,Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology Bangalore, India
1Consultant Ophthalmologist, Fellowship in Glaucoma, Bangalore, India

*Corresponding Author: Janak poudel B.Optom, Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore, India.

Received: July 12, 2020; Published: July 28, 2020



Background and Objective:: Small incision cataract surgical procedure is the most normally performed surgical treatment for cataract in growing countries. This system is safe and effective to boom the output of cataract surgical services, at the identical time affordable. The present have a look at is undertaken to recognize the prevalence of intraoperative complications and how exceptional the complications may be minimized and dealt with and additionally its visual outcome.

Method: A general of 471 instances turned into studied. Intraoperative complications have been studied and managed. Visual outcome following these complications have been studied with the aid of noting the BCVA after 1st week and 6th week of surgical treatment.

Results: Out of 471 patients, 52(11%) patients The intraoperative complications were posterior capsular rupture occurred in 29 patients (55.8%), iris prolapse in 18 patients (34.6%), premature entry in 6 patients (11.5%), iridodialysis in 1 patient (1.9%), zonular dialysis in 1 patients (1.9%). 52 patients who had intraoperative problem came for follow up till sixth weeks, 28 cases (53.8%) had post-operative BCVA 6/9 or higher in 1st week and 24 cases had post-operative BCVA 6/18 or worse in 1st week. In 6th week 42 patients (80.8%) had 6/9 or better and 10 patients (19.2%) had 6/18 or worse.

Interpretation and Conclusion: Small incision cataract surgical operation is top approach which gives early and top visual outcomes. Overall the complication of small incision cataract surgery is less.

Keywords: Small Incision Cataract Surgery; Intraoperative Complications; Visual Outcome



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Citation: Janak Poudel., et al. “To Assess the Intraoperative Complications in Small Incision Cataract Surgery and Visual Outcome”.Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 3.8 (2020): 48-53.


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