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    By Ajoy Paul, MD
    Video Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    Cataract/Anterior Segment

    In this video from Dr. Osher's Video Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Dr. Ajoy Paul reviews key surgical principles in the management of a tear in the posterior capsule. Although the natural reflex may be to withdraw instruments and refer the case to a vitreoretinal surgeon, ideal management is to freeze the phaco handpiece within the eye, fill the anterior chamber with a visoelastic, and continue once the situation is assessed further.