Table 2

Postoperative complications out of 218 eyes compared with previous studies

Complication rate (%)
No of eyesThis studyBeatty1Ramsey2Sharma3
Beatty, 319 bilateral ECCE.
Ramsey, 259 bilateral ECCE.
Sharma, 143 bilateral ECCE and 1 bilateral phacoemulsification.
*Not mentioned in study.
Cystoid macular oedema31.41.9*0.7
Retinal detachment0000.20
Refractive (>1.00D)156.9***
Raised IOP (>22 mm Hg)41.832.93.8
Corneal oedema52.
Capsule block syndrome21***