What does senile cataract need surgery
Cataract in the elderly, You don’t have to wait until you are fully mature before you have surgery. Because cataract is over-mature, it is easy to secondary glaucoma. Because cataract lens is too hard, it needs a lot of ultrasonic energy during phacoemulsification. Moreover, after over-maturity, cataract suspensory ligament is fragile, so complications such as posterior capsule rupture are easy to occur during operation.
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