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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Operative complications of pseudoexfoliation syndrome – An observational cross-sectional study

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Author Details : Sandeep K, Vekkatram

Volume : 3, Issue : 3, Year : 2017

Article Page : 377-379

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Background: Psuedoexfoliation syndrome involves all ocular structures and poses greater risk of eventful surgeries.
Materials and Method: 50 patients with both Cataract and PEX were studied about50 eyes are studied.
Results: Mean age group of these patients were 66. 28 years and more in males with higher incidence of bilaterally. Major patients had PEX material with 100% patients having different grades of trabecular pigment deposition. Intraoperative complications like, PC rent, Vitreous prolaapse, ZD or all was present in 20% of cases.
Conclusion: poor dilation of pupils is one of the major pre-op finding in eyes with psudoexfoliation. Adequate surgical modifications may reduce the intra op complications.

Keywords: Intra-operative complications, Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome, Surgical modification

How to cite : Sandeep K, Vekkatram, Operative complications of pseudoexfoliation syndrome – An observational cross-sectional study. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017;3(3):377-379

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