Posterior Capsular Rent in a Glaucoma Patient

  • Rathini Lilian David
  • Lingam Vijaya


Posterior capsular rupture (PCR) is an infrequent complication of cataract surgery, but it can be associated with significant risk of ocular morbidity. The estimated prevalence of PCR is approximately 1–4 % [1, 2]. The occurrence of posterior capsular rupture with vitreous loss is associated with an increased risk of retinal detachment, cystoid macular edema, corneal decompensation, and pseudophakic glaucoma.


Anterior Chamber Retinal Detachment Cataract Surgery Intraocular Lens Cystoid Macular Edema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GlaucomaJadhavbhai Nathamal Singhvi, Sankara NethralayaChennaiIndia

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