Diabetes mellitus and intraocular lens implantation.

@article{Straatsma1983DiabetesMA,
  title={Diabetes mellitus and intraocular lens implantation.},
  author={Bradley R. Straatsma and Thomas H. Pettit and Noel Wheeler and W Miyamasu},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1983},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={336-43}
}
Prospective evaluation of extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens (ECCE-posterior chamber IOL) in 234 eyes of 20 diabetics, with and without nonproliferative retinopathy, and 209 nondiabetics demonstrated no statistically significant difference in operative or postoperative complications. A postoperative final visual acuity of 20/40 or better was achieved in 65% of diabetic surgical eyes and in 90% of nondiabetic surgical eyes, a difference that was… CONTINUE READING

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