soft cataract


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soft cat·a·ract

an advanced or mature cataract in which the nucleus is not well developed.
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5%), soft cataract with ruptured anterior capsule in 6 cases (24%) and membranous and rosette cataract in 2 cases (8%) each.
performed the operation of breaking up the lens on a soft cataract.
The device application referenced in the release is for soft cataract removal which accounts for approximately 80% of the 3 million cataract surgical procedures performed in the U.