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Synonyms and Keywords
cataracts, lens opacity, clouding of the lens, opaque lens, opaque capsule, vision problem, eye problem, cloudy vision, intraocular lens, IOL, extracapsular surgery, phacoemulsification, phaco, small-incision cataract surgery, no-stitch cataract surgery
Authors and Editors
Authors: David A. Paine, MD, resident in ophthalmology; J. Bradley Randleman, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Emory University Department of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, Georgia
Editor: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com
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Last Editorial Review: 3/18/2008
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