TITLE

Sutureless intrascleral posterior chamber IOL fixation offers long-term stability, centration

AUTHOR(S)
Hasson, Matt
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;1/10/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increased use of the sutureless intrascleral haptic fixation technique on posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL). Experts claim that this technique improves posterior chamber IOLs' long-term stability. Prior to the development of the sutureless method, posterior chamber IOLs are sutured in the back of the iris or the capsular bag, but this is not possible in cases where there is insufficient capsule or when there is trauma, aniridia or loss of zonular integrity.
ACCESSION #
70538377

 

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