Postoperative complications of phacoemulsification in dogs

Phacoemulsification has been performed in veterinary medicine for decades to restore sight to animals blinded by cataract. Although there have been significant advances in cataract surgery, the risk of complications persist, such as ocular hypertension (POH), capsular pacification, uveitis, retinal detachment, and glaucoma. Many of these complications can be transient and medically treated, while others can be more serious, resulting in blindness and pain. (Source: Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery) …read more