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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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Every Inuit boy prides himself as being a master of the long lash; but it is easy to flick at a mark on the ground, and difficult to lean forward and catch a shirking dog just behind the shoulders when the sleigh is going at full speed.
From time to time a greenish wave of the Northern Lights would roll across the hollow of the high heavens, flick like a flag, and disappear; or a meteor would crackle from darkness to darkness, trailing a shower of sparks behind.
A flick of sunshine upon a strange shore, the time to re- member, the time for a sigh, and--good-by
Posterior capsular opacification is one of the major complications after the extracapsular cataract extraction or phacoemulsification10.
Visual acuity following extracapsular cataract extraction in diabetics: A meta-analysis.
Four of eight residents had prior extracapsular cataract extraction experience and others had previous wet lab experience.
Results: Of the 54 eyes included in this study, extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) was performed in 34 eyes of 33 patients (ECCE group) whereas phacoemulsification was performed in 20 eyes of 20 patients (phacoemulsification group).
Extracapsular cataract extraction and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation combined with trabeculectomy in patients with glaucoma.
2%) underwent cataract removal (phacoemulsification in 16 eyes and standard extracapsular cataract extraction in 2 eyes).
Pseudophakic cystoid macular edema: a revised comparison of the incidence with intracapsular and extracapsular cataract extraction.
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.
For years, intracapsular cataract surgery was the procedure of choice5, and less than a decade ago it was considered impractical to perform largescale extracapsular cataract extraction or posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation5.
Background: Posterior capsular opacification (PCO) is a common complication following extracapsular cataract extraction.