Postoperative inflammatory complications after intraocular lens implantation have increased since we have been using lenses manufactured by American companies and sterilized with ethylene-oxide, as compared with lenses from European companies sterilized by sodium hydroxide. The possible sources of this complication are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - 1980|
- ethylene-oxide-sterilization (dry-pack)
- intraocular lenses
- sodium-hydroxide-sterilization (wet-pack)
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