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Comparison of Outcomes of Primary Anterior Chamber Versus Secondary Scleral-Fixated Intraocular Lens Implantation in Complicated Cataract Surgeries

Tommy CY Chan, Jasmine KM Lam, Vishal Jhanji, Emmy YM Li

American Journal of Ophthalmology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2015


PURPOSE: To compare the outcome of primary anterior chamber vs secondary scleral-fixated intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in complicated cataract surgeries. DESIGN: Retrospective, comparative study. METHODS: A consecutive series of complicated cataract surgeries with primary anterior chamber (ACIOL) or secondary scleral-fixated IOL implantation from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2009 was analyzed. Main outcome measures included the postoperative best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and postoperative complications. RESULTS: There were 89 eyes in the primary ACIOL group and 74 eyes in the secondary scleral-fixated IOL group. The mean follow-up duration was 64.1 ± 36.7 months. The mean post..

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