Smith's operation (Henry Smith)

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Intracapsular operation for catarct.

Description

Intracapsular operation for catarct: Extraction of an immature catarct with the capsule intact, as the lens is simply pressed out after the incision. He modified his operation in 1926.

Bibliography

  • H. Smith:
    Extractions of the cataract in the capsule.
    The Indian Medical Gazette, 1900, 35: 241-246.
    The Indian Medical Gazette, 1901, 36: 220-225.
    The Indian Medical Gazette, 1905, 40: 327-330.

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