Journal article

Results of cataract surgery and plasma ablation posterior capsulotomy in anterior persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous.

Rajesh Sinha, Shveta Jindal Bali, Chandrashekhar Kumar, Himanshu Shekhar, Namrata Sharma, Jeewan S Titiyal, Rasik B Vajpayee

Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology | Published : 2013


PURPOSE: To report the feasibility and outcome of lens aspiration, and Fugo blade-assisted capsulotomy and anterior vitrectomy in eyes with anterior persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV). MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this case series, 10 eyes of 10 patients with anterior PHPV underwent lens aspiration. The vascularized posterior capsule was cut with a Fugo blade (plasma knife) and removed with a vitrector. A foldable posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) was implanted in eight eyes and the outcomes were evaluated. RESULTS: The mean age of patients was 16.8 ± 6.37 months (range: 5 to 28 months). The surgery was completed successfully in all eyes. There were no cases of intraocular h..

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