University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Coughing Up Vitreous

Contributor: Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD

In this case, an unexpected cough led to the creation of a small rhexis and and difficult subincisional cortex removal. A hole in the posterior capsule was created while using the 90 degree I/A. The lens was captured in the anterior capsule after an anterior vitrectomy.

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last updated: April 2009
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