Clinical Outcomes of Intraocular Lens Scaffold Surgery: A One-Year Study – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To evaluate the safety and 1-year outcome of the intraocular lens (IOL) scaffold technique in eyes with soft to moderate nuclear remnants after intraoperative posterior capsule rupture (PCR).Design: Single-center, retrospective, interventional, noncomparative, consecutive case series.Participants: A total of 20 eyes of 20 patients who had intraoperative PCR underwent IOL scaffold surgery in a tertiary clinic.Methods: A retrospective analysis of medical records of a consecutive series of patients who underwent IOL scaffold surgery from August 2011 to February 2013 was reviewed. All surgeries were performed by a single surgeon, and a 3-piece, 6.0-mm optic, acrylic, foldable IOL with a modified (Read more...)

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