• The appearance of large silicone oil globules in the anterior chamber of phakic eyes leads to serious intraoperative and postoperative problems. Using hyaluronate sodium, the silicone can be safely removed from the anterior chamber, the crystalline lens may be saved, and the posterior segment procedure can be completed.
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