Ultrasound biomicroscopy in chronic pseudophakic ocular inflammation associated with misplaced intraocular lens haptics – Accepted Manuscript

Abstract: Purpose: To evaluate the usefulness of ultrasound biomicroscopy in confirming intraocular lens haptic-induced ocular irritation and in the management of these patients.Design: A retrospective review of patient data.Methods: Twenty pseudophakic patients who underwent ultrasound biomicroscopy examination between May 2009 and February 2011 to confirm the clinical suspicion of misplacement of intraocular lens haptics were reviewed. Ophthalmic findings at the time of presentation and at each follow-up visit, and management of each patient were recorded.Results: Intraocular lens haptics misplacement was confirmed by ultrasound biomicroscopy in all suspected cases. In 75% of the eyes, one haptic was embedded in the iris, (Read more...)

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