Table 1

Signs that led to the intraoperative diagnosis of SCH, and the extent of SCH on the first postoperative examination

No of cases (%)
Intraoperative signs (n = 109)
    Shallowing of anterior chamber85 (78.0%)
    Hardening of eye65 (59.6%)
    Loss of red reflex40 (36.7%)
    Bulging posterior capsule43 (39.4%)
    Extrusion of intraocular contents
        Iris43 (39.4%)
        Lens1 (0.9%)
        Vitreous7 (6.4%)
        Retina3 (2.8%)
Postoperative findings (n = 109)
    Quadrants of SCH (n = 109)
        One38 (34.9%)
        Two15 (13.8%)
        Three8 (7.3%)
        Four39 (35.8%)
        Unknown9 (8.2%)
    Central retinal apposition (n = 99)22 (22.2%)
    Vitreous incarceration to wound (n = 108)22 (20.4%)
    Iris incarceration to wound (n = 106)26(24.5%)
    Retinal incarceration to wound (n = 105)3 (2.9%)
    Vitreous haemorrhage (n = 107)27 (25.2%)
    Retained lens material (n = 109)21 (19.3%)