Cataract Quiz: Why did the capsule rip?

This resident surgeon recently experienced quite a surprise: when he injected viscoelastic at the beginning of the surgery, the anterior capsule ripped uncontrollably. Why? What happened? Fortunately, we were able to recover and complete the case without issues. And luckily, we recorded the surgery so that we could go back and view the footage to solve the mystery.

Why did the capsule rip? And how will you finish the case? Click below to learn

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