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Dense cataracts

My mother is has a dense cataract in one eye and had to get some testing done to determine the density of the cataract.  Since I thought a cataract surgery involved removing the cloudy lens, my first question is does a dense cataract pose complication when removing the lens? Second question: what is the probabilty of developing or getting a ruptured capsule with the cataract surgery ? Thank you.
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A dense cataract is harder to remove and there is an increased risk of a ruptured capsule.  

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