Comparison of posterior capsule opacification between the 1-piece and 3-piece Acrysof intraocular lenses: two-year results of a randomized trial.

@article{Sacu2004ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of posterior capsule opacification between the 1-piece and 3-piece Acrysof intraocular lenses: two-year results of a randomized trial.},
  author={Stefan Sacu and Oliver Findl and Rupert M. Menapace and Wolf Buehl and Mathias Wirtitsch},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={111 10},
  pages={1840-6}
}
PURPOSE To compare intensity of posterior capsule opacification (PCO) between the 1-piece and 3-piece haptic designs of an open-loop hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lens (IOL). DESIGN A randomized, patient- and examiner-masked clinical trial with intraindividual comparison. PARTICIPANTS Fifty-two patients with bilateral age-related cataract (104 eyes). METHODS Each patient had cataract surgery in both eyes and received a 1-piece Acrysof IOL in one eye and a 3-piece Acrysof IOL in the… CONTINUE READING

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