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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 213-215

AcrySof toric intraocular lens for post-keratoplasty astigmatism


Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

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Jagat Ram
Advanced Eye Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh - 160012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.95875

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We report a 63-year-old male who had undergone left eye optical penetrating keratoplasty for central leucomatous corneal opacity 10 years earlier. The eye had clear donor graft with residual astigmatism of −6.50 diopter cylinder (DC) at 30°. The patient underwent clear corneal phacoemulsification with implantation of +6.0 D spherical equivalent AcrySof SN60T9 intraocular lens (IOL). Postoperatively, at 10 months, the patient had distance corrected visual acuity of 20/30 with −2.00 DC at 20°. AcrySof toric IOL offers an effective treatment option for post-keratoplasty high corneal astigmatism in patients with cataract.


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