A CLINICAL STUDY OF TRYPAN BLUE DYE ASSISTED CAPSULORHEXIS IN CATARACT SURGERY

Dr Vidhya Verma

Abstract


From the past several years there have been dramatic improvement in the methods of cataract surgery. The refined micro-surgical procedure needs an adequate and perfect anterior capsule opening. In this study the efficacy of ‘Trypan Blue’ in cataract surgery is evaluated. Methodology: Total of 100 cases of cataract was included. They were divided into two groups 1st control group (50cases) where no dye was used and 2nd group (50cases) where Trypan Blue was used. All the data were summarized and analysed. Result & Conclusion: The CCC could be completed in 96% cases in Trypan Blue group as compared to only 76 % in the control group. Trypan Blue stains only the anterior capsule and enhances its visibility and makes capsulorhexis easier. Improves cortical clean up and IOL Implantation

Keywords


Cataract, Trypan, Anterior

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