cataract surgery

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eye surgery that involves removing all or part of the lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens implant

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c) Phacoemulsiflcation converted to extracapsular cataract extraction due to complication
This was largely due to limitations of extracapsular cataract extraction techniques, which made implantation of lOLs "in the bag" (as is the case in phacoemulsification techniques) difficult.
With the advent of phacoemulsification techniques for cataract extraction, using small incisions and implantation of foldable intraocular lenses (IOL), the incidence of PCMO has greatly reduced compared to previously common intracapsular cataract extraction (ICCE) and extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) techniques used routinely some 30 years ago.
Darryl Goldberg performed an extracapsular cataract extraction on Jorha Mouradian's right eye on May 13, 1998.
dagger]) Soemmerring ring cataracts were a result of prior extracapsular cataract extraction.