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  • Reproduced with permission from Smiddy WE, Flynn HW Jr. Managing retained lens fragments and dislocated posterior chamber IOLs after cataract surgery. Focal Points: Clinical Modules for Ophthalmologists. San Francisco: American Academy of Ophthalmology; 1996, module 7.
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    Retina/Vitreous

    Retained lens fragments after phacoemulsification. A, Clinical photograph of large lens fragment on the retina. B, Schematic shows pars plana vitrectomy for removal of formed vitreous before the lens fragment is approached