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Year : 1991  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 205-8

Intra-ocular lens implantation after vitreous loss.


Department of Opthalmology, K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

Correspondence Address:
N A Shah
Department of Opthalmology, K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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PMID: 0001841968

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Vitreous loss is a dreaded complication of cataract surgery, especially so with IOL implant which then may have to be abandoned. Thirty three cases of IOL implants, either anterior chamber or posterior chamber, after vitreous loss done in the past 3 years were studied. Of these, 18 (55%) had a final visual acuity of 6/18 or better and none was worse than 6/60. The postoperative complications and findings and a review of literature are discussed.






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