Capsular bag fixation of one-piece silicone lenses.

  title={Capsular bag fixation of one-piece silicone lenses.},
  author={A T Milauskas},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  volume={16 5},
  • A T Milauskas
  • Published 1990 in Journal of cataract and refractive surgery
One hundred sixteen (116) one-piece silicone implants (STAAR 4203C) designed for capsular bag placement have been implanted since July 1987 and followed for up to two years. It appears that the posterior capsular opacification rate is significantly less than with sulcus-fixated one-piece silicone implants. This has been achieved by incorporating the small round capsulotomy using the capsulorhexis technique in addition to a modified endocapsular phacoemulsification technique. The percentage of… CONTINUE READING