Glued IOL scaffold can be used in massively subluxated IOL cases

Phacoemulsification relies on the presence of an intact posterior lens capsule for safe completion of the procedure, leaving an intact posterior lens capsule for the insertion of a posterior chamber IOL. The posterior lens capsule thus functions as a relative barrier during the surgical procedure to keep the lens fragments within the anterior segment and preventing unwanted entry into the posterior vitreous cavity and onto the retina. However, the cataract surgeon may face a challenging case in which zonular dehiscence, or its relative absence for any reason, results in a (Read more...)

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