Capsular tension segment a versatile tool for severe zonular instability treatment

WAILEA, Hawaii — The capsular tension segment is a valuable tool for cataract surgery complications such as severe zonular instability, according to a speaker here at Hawaiian Eye 2024.
In a presentation focusing on the partial PMMA ring segment, Beeran B. Meghpara, MD, overviewed when to use the capsular tension segment (CTS) and how to use it.
“It’s versatile — you can put it in temporarily during phaco to support the capsular bag, you can permanently fixate it to the sclera to provide permanent support and you can sometimes even use it in a compromised capsule,”

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