white cataract needle decompression

This patient is a good candidate for needle decompression because the intumescent cataract has a distinct fluid layer and we are able to keep the anterior chamber pressure higher than the intra-lenticular pressure. This allows the needle to puncture and then decompress the capsular bag by aspirating liquefied lens cortex.

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