Effect of round-edged acrylic intraocular lenses on preventing posterior capsule opacification.

@article{Nishi2001EffectOR,
  title={Effect of round-edged acrylic intraocular lenses on preventing posterior capsule opacification.},
  author={Okihiro Nishi and Kayo Nishi and Junsuke Akura and Toyofumi Nagata},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          608-13
        }
}
PURPOSE To clarify the extent to which the adhesiveness of an acrylic material influences the formation of posterior capsule opacification (PCO). SETTING Jinshikai Medical Foundation, Nishi Eye Hospital, Osaka, Japan. METHODS Two types of AcrySof(R) intraocular lenses (IOLs) were prepared: round edged and tumbled. The AcrySof with round edges was implanted in 1 eye in a group of 4 rabbits and the tumbled IOL, in 1 eye in a group of 5 rabbits. In both groups, the contralateral eye received a… CONTINUE READING
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