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    By Yoshinori Oie, MD, PHD
    Annual Meeting 2012
    Cataract/Anterior Segment

    Intraocular images can get distorted because of irregular corneal astigmatism in patients with severe keratoconus. Poor visibility can lead to complications, including posterior capsule rupture. The rigid gas-permeable contact lens-assisted cataract technique shown in this video provides excellent visualization during cataract surgery in patients with severe keratoconus.