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December 1969

Epithelialization of the Anterior Chamber After Cataract Extraction

Author Affiliations

From the departments of ophthalmology (Drs. Bernardino and Kim) and eye pathology (Dr. Smith), Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston. Dr. Bernardino is now at the Department of Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;82(6):742-750. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990020734004

The clinical and histopathological findings of 24 cases of epithelial invasion of the anterior chamber are reported. The incidence of epithelial invasion following 26,471 cataract extractions in a large hospital where the fornix-based flap is used is no higher compared to incidences in other institutions.

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