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Assessment of the strength of minicapsulorhexes.

Authors
  • Parel, Jean-Marie
  • Ziebarth, Noël
  • Denham, David
  • Fernandez, Viviana
  • Manns, Fabrice
  • Lamar, Peggy
  • Rosen, Alexandre
  • Ho, Arthur
  • Erickson, Paul
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2006
Volume
32
Issue
8
Pages
1366–1373
Identifiers
PMID: 16863977
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Peripheral minicapsulorhexes were more resistant to rupture than central capsulorhexes in eye-bank eyes, probably because of increased lens capsule thickness at the periphery. An increase in capsulorhexis diameter increased the resistance to rupture.

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