A randomized trial of intraocular lens fixation techniques with penetrating keratoplasty.

@article{Schein1993ART,
  title={A randomized trial of intraocular lens fixation techniques with penetrating keratoplasty.},
  author={Oliver Schein and Kenneth R. Kenyon and Roger F. Steinert and D D Verdier and George O. Waring and John F. Stamler and S Seabrook and Susan Vitale},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1993},
  volume={100 10},
  pages={1437-43}
}
PURPOSE Pseudophakic corneal edema is the principal indication for penetrating keratoplasty in the United States. Currently, three techniques of intraocular lens (IOL) fixation during penetrating keratoplasty for this condition are commonly used--flexible anterior chamber IOL (AC IOL) implantation, iris suture fixation of a posterior chamber IOL (PC IOL), and transscleral suture fixation of a PC IOL. This study represents the first prospective, randomized comparison of these three techniques… CONTINUE READING

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