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Today, the clouding of the lens is one of the common pathology of the organ of vision. The clouding of the lens-cataract is one of the most common causes of blindness and low vision in children and adults. According to most authors, the main method of cataract treatment is surgical. In modern cataract surgery, the leading place is occupied by the most common cataract extraction method, phacoemulsification. The modern level of phacoemulsification technology made it possible to perform operations less traumatic, gave a full restoration of visual functions. It makes no sense to talk about the indications of IOL implantation, since Currently, there is a wide range of IOL models that can be implanted for all types of complicated cataracts. It is advisable to talk about contraindications, in this case, the surgeon makes a decision based on the material capabilities, experience, and perfection of the surgical technique. There are various associated syndromes in the development of cataracts. One of the syndromes that occurs in cataracts is the pseudo-excoliation syndrome. This review addresses the unresolved issues of pseudoexfoliation syndrome. The results of studies of some scientists, data analysis, clinical cases and ways to solve this problem are considered. In particular, a number of questions remain about the tactics of patient administration before and after surgical interventions. This syndrome, as far as we know, affects the development and outcome of the disease. It is sometimes difficult to diagnose pseudo-excoliation syndrome at an early stage, sometimes contradictory statements about the initial appearance of the syndrome are encountered. The issues of prevention of postoperative complications, less traumatic surgical approaches at various stages of PES remain open.

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B. B. Bekmirova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Author for correspondence.
Moscow, Russia

M. A. Frolov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

SPIN-code: 1697-6960
Moscow, Russia


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