total cataract

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to·tal cat·a·ract

a cataract involving the entire lens.
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Due to the increase in the volume of complex relative to noncomplex cataract services, the proportion of total cataract services billed under the complex procedure more than doubled from 3.
Cortical cataract was the most common type found in 25 (50%) cases followed by posterior subcapsular cataract in 14 (28%) and total cataract in 11 (22%) cases.
Kraff MC, Sanders DR, Lieber-man HL: Total cataract extraction through a 3-mm incision: A report of 650 cases.