White cataract—errant CCC management
by David Chang

Video Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery

by Ashok Garg
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Intumescent white cataracts in younger patients have elevated intralenticular fluid pressure that makes anterior capsular tear extension much more likely. This video demonstrates abrupt anterior capsular tear extension in a teenager with a white intumescent cataract due to uveitis. The trypan blue capsular stain produces a partial “Argentinean Flag Sign”. The increased elasticity of the younger patient’s anterior capsule adds to the difficulty of controlling the capsulorhexis. The little capsula

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