polar cataract


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po·lar cat·a·ract

a capsular cataract limited to an area of the anterior or posterior pole of the lens.

po·lar cat·a·ract

(pō'lăr kat'ăr-akt)
A capsular cataract limited to an area of the anterior or posterior pole of the lens.
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Singh, "Phacoemulsification in eyes with posterior polar cataract," Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, vol.
Vasavada, "Managing the posterior polar cataract: an update," Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Raj, "Approaches to a posterior polar cataract," Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Shrivastav, "Surgical approaches to posterior polar cataract: a review," Eye, vol.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report in the literature that emphasizes the benefit of torsional phacoemulsification in posterior polar cataract. With low complication rates, torsional phacoemulsification is a safe and preferable technique in posterior polar cataract management.
Minimizing risk to the capsule during surgery for posterior polar cataract. J Cataract Refract Surg.
Management of the hard posterior polar cataract. J Cataract Refract Surg.