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Tag: dropped nucleus
1822: lens snare/loop splits the bag!
The idea of a lens snare or loop to mechanically split the nucleus is decades old and we previously discussed … More
1708: why did this nucleus drop so fast?
This resident case started out pretty well with a good incision and then an intact capsulorhexis, but then things quickly … More
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 … More
1437: another dropping nucleus!
We just featured a similar complication two days ago in video 1435, so why are we showing another dropping nucleus? … More
1435: Why did the nucleus drop?
In this surgery, the posterior capsule will rupture and the nucleus will drop into the vitreous cavity. When do you … More
1211: white cataract drops into vitreous
Our guest surgeon presents a case of a surprise complication when the white cataract falls into the vitreous cavity. He … More
1021: the nucleus drops during phaco
This anonymously submitted video shows a complication from a resident cataract surgery. The capsulorhexis radializes in the sub-incisional area and … More
management of a dropped nucleus
This is a rare complication that can happen to any patient so the surgeon must know how to effectively manage … More
Pars plana anterior vitrectomy
The only ophthalmologists who have zero surgical complications are those who don’t operate and those who are not fully truthful. … More