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Operative difficulties and post operative complications after posterior chamber lens implantation are described in 27 eyes with exfoliation syndrome, 8 simple exfoliation syndromes and 19 capsular glaucoma. 14 eyes were operated on by extracapsular extraction and posterior chamber lens implantation in the capsular bag; 13 eyes had extracapsular cataract… (More)
We have implanted 530 Galand's disc lens in the last 15 months. Stability and self-centering of implant were good when peroperative vitreous pressure was normal and in any case when wound was closed. Pupillary blocks, specific complications of this lens were rare (less than 1%); they can be prevented occurred by simple and adequate protocols.
The use of a per operative qualitative Keratometer is of interest in prevention of astigmatism in cataract extraction. Our study, which included two groups of forty patients each, demonstrated that the Karickhoff Keratometer can markedly decrease the degree of immediate post-operative astigmatism = gain of 2.38 delta in comparison with the control group and… (More)
After the era of antibiotics, a real improvement has been stated in the percentage of endophthalmis following cataract surgery which has fallen from 1% between 1950 and 1977, to 0.2-0.3% now. Since 10 lenses have been implanted, the incidence of acute bacterial endophthalmitis due to pathogenic organisms has not increased. But we now encounter many cases of… (More)