Episode 36: Resorbed Mature Cataract and Phacolytic Glaucoma
Ocular trauma suffered 30 years ago has left this young man with a calcified and partially resorbed cataract, advanced phacolytic glaucoma and complete absence of zonular support. Completing our 3-part series of complicated cases, this video begins with a discussion of the preoperative OCT image. During the procedure I discuss its formidable challenges and explain the methods necessary to remove the extremely rigid lens.
Richard J Mackool, MD Financial Disclosure: Consultant: Alcon; Patent Holder: Crestpoint Management, MST