Case 1

Editors:

Prof Dr CHUA Chung Nen, Dr. NGO Chek Tung, Dr Ting Siew Leng and Dr. Koay Chiang Ling

This 63 year-old woman underwent an extracapsular cataract extraction. During the operation, there was a sudden loss of red reflex and the eye became tense and painful.


a. What is the most likely diagnosis?
b. What are the risk factors for this condition?
c. How may the risks of this complication be prevented if you were to operate on the fellow eye?

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