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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 857-860

Scleral fixation of one piece intraocular lens by injector implantation


Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Ertugrul Can
Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayıs University 55139, Samsun,
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: No author has a financial or proprietary interest in any material or method mentioned.


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.141042

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Aim of Study: With an ab-interno technique of transscleral suturing of current one-piece posterior chamber intraocular lenses (PC IOLs) by injector implantation in the absence of capsular support, we aimed to demonstrate the possibility of the implantation of one-piece acrylic PC IOLs that might be produced in the future for only scleral fixation through small clear corneal incision. Materials and Methods: Case report and literature review. Results: This procedure has been performed in eight aphakic eyes with four different types of IOLs. Good centration was achieved with minimal technical effort. All patients had well-centered and stable lenses postoperatively during 9-18 months follow-up. Conclusion: We managed to decrease the risks of surgical trauma and intricate surgical maneuvers requirement. With this technique, excessive fluid leakage and consecutive hypotony can be minimized.


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