Korean J Ophthalmol > Volume 5(1); 1991 > Article
Korean Journal of Ophthalmology 1991;5(1):42-46.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3341/kjo.1991.5.1.42    Published online June 30, 1991.
Long-term results of implantation of posterior chamber intraocular lens by suture fixation.
Jin Ho Chang, Jin Hak Lee
Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
We reviewed the long-term results of implantation of posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC IOL) by suture fixation in 23 patients without zonular or capsular support. In terms of preoperative state, 15 were aphakic, 5 had cataracts and 3 were aphakic with concurrent corneal opacity. The latter had penetrating keratoplasty as well at the time of surgery. They were followed up for more than 1 year, and the best corrected vision remained the same or improved in all cases after surgery. The transscleral suture fixation-related complications included vitreous hemorrhage, hyphema and retinal detachment.
Key Words: implautation;long-term results;posterior chamber intracoular lens;suture fixation


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