Poster # P-92 Perioperative and Postoperative Complications in Extracapsular Cataract Extraction by Second-Year Residents in a Brazilian Ophthalmology Service

Presenter: Silva, Elton

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78 eyes (79% of the surgeries) obtained a best corrected final visual acuity of 20/40 or better. The incidence of systemic complications during operatory act was only 11.2 % of the patients, and included anxiety, not verified pathology, dyspnoea and warmth. Between the perioperatory complications, the most frequent were iris hernia, in 19 surgeries; vitreous lost, in 17 patients; and vitreous hypertension, in 11. The most common complications in postoperatory were cornea edema (96.9%), descemet sag (84.9%), discoria (35.71%) and posterior capsule opacity (27.55%).

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