The madurai intraocular lens study IV: posterior capsule opacification

N V Prajna, L B Ellwein, S Selvaraj, K Manjula, C Kupfer, Selvaraj Sivasubramaniam

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To estimate the cumulative incidence of posterior capsule opacification 4 years after surgery in patients who participated in the Madurai Intraocular Lens Study and had extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)304-9
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2000



  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Extraction
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • India
  • Lens Capsule, Crystalline
  • Lens Implantation, Intraocular
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Odds Ratio
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Pseudophakia
  • Visual Acuity

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Prajna, N. V., Ellwein, L. B., Selvaraj, S., Manjula, K., Kupfer, C., & Sivasubramaniam, S. (2000). The madurai intraocular lens study IV: posterior capsule opacification. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 130(3), 304-9.