Compatibility of intraocular lenses with blood and connective tissue cells measured by cellular deposition and inflammatory response in vitro.

  • C K Joo, J H Kim
  • Published 1992 in Journal of cataract and refractive surgery


Injection molded poly(methyl methacrylate) (IM-PMMA), lathe-cut PMMA (LC-PMMA), heparin surface modified PMMA (HSM-PMMA), silicone, and polyhydroxyethyl methacrylate (polyHEMA) intraocular lenses (IOLs) were incubated with platelets, granulocytes, mouse macrophage-like RAW 264.7 cells and mouse fibrosarcoma L929 cells to examine their compatibility. The… (More)


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