Anterior Capsular Opacity

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    • By Claire Kiernan, MD
      University of Tennessee
      Co-author(s): Kourtney Houser, MD, University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute, Memphis, TN
    • Uploaded on Feb 8, 2018.
    • Last modified by Claire Kiernan, MD on Feb 17, 2018.
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    Anterior capsular opacity
    Condition/keywords
    anterior capsule opacification, cataract surgery, cataract extraction
    Photographer
    Steve Crow, University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute, Memphis, TN
    Imaging device
    Photo slit lamp biomicroscope
    Description
    Slit lamp photograph of a 39-year-old female following uncomplicated cataract surgery shown here with dense fibrinous changes of the anterior capsule. This patient underwent Nd:YAG laser anterior capsulotomy with clearing of her visual axis.

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