Effects of Extracapsular Cataract Extraction on the Lens Zonules

David J. Wilson, Michele J. Jaeger, W. Richard Green

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Abstract

The zonules of 27 postmortem eyes were studied grossly using a histologic staining technique that allowed easy visualization of the zonules. Large disinsertions of the zonules were present in 5 of the 20 eyes that had undergone extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-470
Number of pages4
JournalOphthalmology
Volume94
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

Keywords

  • extracapsular cataract extraction
  • intraocular lens implant
  • zonules

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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