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December 1976

Ridge at Internal Edge of Cataract Incision

Author Affiliations

From the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, and the Department of Ophthalmology, Mount Sinai Hospital of Greater Miami.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(12):2098-2104. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040758010

• A white ridge that resembled an inverted snowbank and protruded into the anterior chamber from the region of the internal lips of the cataract incision was visualized gonioscopically during and after cataract operation. Its clinical appearance and course are delineated and documented, and its importance in relation to the formation of postoperative peripheral anterior synechiae, vitreous adhesions, and hyphemas is discussed.