1690: capsule rip extends to posterior capsule

This is a heartbreak of a case. The anterior lens capsule splits wide open with the classic Argentinian Flag Sign and then during nucleus removal this extends to the posterior capsule and the nucleus drops into the vitreous cavity. The surgeon does the correct maneuver and cleans up the anterior segment while avoiding the temptation to fish for the nucleus. Watch the video carefully and ask yourself, what could have been done to prevent this?

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