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    Visual outcomes and incidence of PCO associated with a novel IOL

    Clinical findings indicate association with low rate of PCO and good visual outcomes

    Cataract surgery is associated with numerous postoperative complications, including hypopyon/endophthalmitis, lens dislocation from the anterior chamber, pupillary block and secondary surgical intervention.1 By far the most common complication, however, is posterior capsule opacification (PCO),2 which reduces vision and requires treatment with Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy. Fortunately, improvements in surgical techniques, instrumentation and IOL design have helped to reduce PCO rates.

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