Challenging cases may necessitate placement of IOL in ciliary sulcus

For routine cataract cases, we like to insert our new IOL into the same place as the original human crystalline lens — into the capsular bag. In most eyes, the capsular bag provides a secure positioning of the IOL with good long-term stability. But in some cases with a compromise of the posterior capsule or weakness of the zonules, placement of an IOL in the ciliary sulcus is preferred.The ciliary sulcus, as the name implies, is a small space between the posterior surface of the iris base and the anterior (Read more...)

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