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Flashcards in Cataract Surgery Deck (6):
1

Describe Extracapsular Cataract Extraction

- removal of lens nucleus

2

Describe Intracapsular Cataract Extraction

- removal of entire lens and capsule

3

Describe Phacoemulsification

- Anterior lens capsule is removed and lens is broken down and sucked up
- Posterior lens capsule remains to support IOL

4

Removal of lens capsule is which procedure?

A. Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
B. Intracapsular Cataract Extraction
C. Phacoemulsification

A. Extracapsular Cataract Extraction

5

Removal of anterior lens capsule and lens is which procedure?

A. Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
B. Intracapsular Cataract Extraction
C. Phacoemulsification

C. Phacoemulsification

6

Removal of entire lens including the capsule is which procedure?

A. Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
B. Intracapsular Cataract Extraction
C. Phacoemulsification

B. Intracapsular Cataract Extraction