Eye Surgery pp 221-306 | Cite as

Operations on the Lens

  • Georg Eisner

Abstract

Cataract extractions may be performed in two ways: by removing the lens intact in its capsule (intra-capsular cataract extraction) or by leaving a portion of the capsule in the eye (extracapsular cataract extraction) (Fig. 8.1).

Keywords

Depression Luminal Resis Perforation Excavation 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg Eisner
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  1. 1.Universitäts-Augenklinik InselspitalBernSwitzerland

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