TITLE

Phacoemulsification using iris-hooks for capsular support in high myopic patient with subluxated lens and secondary angle closure glaucoma

AUTHOR(S)
Morris, Brid; Cheema, Rizwan A.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Dec2006, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p267
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
We report an unusual case of angle closure glaucoma in a 78-year-old highly myopic female patient. The patient did not show any preoperative signs of subluxation of lens. However, the capsular bag was noted to be unstable during surgery. The patient was managed with phacoemulsification of lens using a novel method of iris hooks for stabilization of capsular bag during surgery.
ACCESSION #
23130806

 

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