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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 12  |  Page : 950

Authors' reply

Department of Ophthalmology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India

Date of Web Publication23-Jan-2017

Correspondence Address:
Subashini Kaliaperumal
8A, Balaji Street, Tagore Nagar, Jeevanandapuram, Puducherry - 605 008
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.198860

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Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Harish SB, Ashok L. Authors' reply. Indian J Ophthalmol 2016;64:950

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Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Harish SB, Ashok L. Authors' reply. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 May 30];64:950. Available from: http://www.ijo.in/text.asp?2016/64/12/950/198860


We appreciate and thank the authors for their interest in our case series of pseudoexfoliation (PXF) on pseudophakos after 3 years of publication.[1]

We are glad that they too have observed a similar finding. Many a times, it is a serendipitous discovery following the dilation of pseudophakic eyes. In all the three cases that we have reported, PXF was seen with sulcus fixation of intraocular lens (IOL) in contrast to their report with capsular bag IOL. After our report, we have come across many more patients with PXF material on IOL. We can no more call it a rare finding.[2]

We believe that PXF deposited on IOL has the same pathophysiology and clinical significance as PXF in phakic eyes. These patients should be on regular follow-up for glaucoma as was seen in the three cases that we reported.

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Mohan A. Pseudoexfoliation on pseudophakos. 2016;64:951.  Back to cited text no. 1
Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Harish SB, Ashok L. Pseudoexfoliation on pseudophakos. Indian J Ophthalmol 2013;61:359-61.  Back to cited text no. 2
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