University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Phimosis prophylaxis in retinitis pigmentosa

Contributor: Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD; Alex Cohen, MD, PhD

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Anterior capsular phimosis can be a big problem in patients with RP (retinitis pigmentosa) and any other condition that causes weak zonules in young people. This video demonstrates one way to limit phimosis by creating a larger rhexis.

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last updated: 08-01-2010


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