Indications and Outcomes of Intraocular Lens Exchange During a Recent 5-Year Period – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To analyze and classify the indications, clinical presentations, and surgical outcomes of intraocular lens (IOL) exchange performed in a recent 5-year period.Design: Retrospective, interventional case series.Methods: setting: Private clinical practice. study population: Chart records of 57 eyes of 53 consecutive patients who had undergone IOL exchange between May 2007 and December 2011 were reviewed. observation procedures and main outcome measures: The preoperative clinical characteristics, treatment parameters, intraoperative and postoperative complications, and pre- and postoperative logarithm of the minimal angle of resolution (logMAR) best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) were recorded and analyzed.Results: IOL dislocation (46%), incorrect IOL power (23%), patient dissatisfaction (Read more...)

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