Posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in the absence of posterior capsular support.

W. J. Stark, G. Goodman, D. Goodman, J. Gottsch

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Abstract

Because of the high incidence and great variety of complications associated with anterior chamber intraocular lenses, we have developed a technique for the implantation of a posterior chamber intraocular lens in the absence of posterior capsular support. The posterior chamber IOL is placed in the ciliary sulcus by suturing the superior haptic to the iris and the inferior haptic to the sclera at the ciliary sulcus. We have used this technique successfully in both complicated extracapsular surgery and secondary intraocular lens implantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)240-243
Number of pages4
JournalOphthalmic surgery
Volume19
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1988

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  • Ophthalmology

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