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Posterior capsular opacity is one of complications occurred after cataract surgery. As much as 8,82% patients had posterior capsular opacity in RSCM, Jakarta. The purpose of this study is to know the prevalence of posterior capsular opacity in RSKM, Palembang. Sample of this cross-sectional designed study was cataract patients who had underwent cataract surgery in RSKM Provinsi Sumatera Selatan in January-March 2018 with total sampling. A total of 353 data met the inclusion criteria. The distribution data of prevalence and sociodemographic posterior capsular opacity got from medical record were analysed using univariate analysis. Out of 353 patients, 2 patients (0,6%) had posterior capsular opacity. 1 patient (0,6%) each for male and female gender. 1 patient for each 54 (1%) and 66 (0,4%) years. There was no occurrence posterior capsular opacity in pediatric patients. The prevalence of posterior capsular opacity in RSKM Provinsi Sumatera Selatan in 2018 is low. The occurrence in male and female is equal. The occurrence in  adults and aged patients is equal. There was no occurrence posterior capsular opacity in pediatric patients.

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after cataract posterior capsular opacity secondary cataract

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Leonardo, L., Solahuddin, A., & Wardiansah, W. (2021). Prevalence of posterior capsular opacity in Rumah Sakit Khusus Mata Provinsi Sumatera Selatan. Sriwijaya Journal of Medicine, 4(2), 138-142. https://doi.org/10.32539/SJM.v4i2.140