Application of anterior chamber air to avoid hyphema after operation of small incision ECCE and IOL

Xiao-Yong Qu, Jing He, Ping Xie, Xiao-Yong Qu
unpublished
誗AIM: To observe the application of anterior chamber air in avoiding hyphema after operation of small incision extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) and intraocular lens (IOL). 誗METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed 25 patients who were performed anterior chamber air before the finish of surgery to keep intraocular hypertension temporarily so as to avoid hyphema after operation of small incision ECCE and IOL. 誗 RESULTS: There were 2 cases hyphema out of 25 patients. The air in the anterior
more » ... in the anterior chamber was absorbed in 2-5d after surgery. 誗CONCLUSION: The application of anterior chamber air can avoid hyphema after operation of small incision ECCE and IOL. 誗 KEYWORDS: anterior chamber air; small incision; cataract surgery; hyphema Citation:Qu XY, He J, Xie P. Application of anterior chamber air to avoid hyphema after operation of small incision ECCE and IOL. Guoji Yanke Zazhi(Int Eye Sci) 2014;14(1) :158-159
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