In vivo fracture of an extruded polymethylmethacrylate intraocular lens loop.

@article{Park1987InVF,
  title={In vivo fracture of an extruded polymethylmethacrylate intraocular lens loop.},
  author={Sun Park and Robert Kratz and P F Olson and B R Pfeffer and David J. Apple},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          194-7
        }
}
The inferior loop of a semiflexible, closed-loop anterior chamber intraocular lens in the eye of a 72-year-old female fractured at two sites. The loop was composed of extruded polymethylmethacrylate. The inferotemporal portion of the loop was first noted to be broken 25 months postoperatively, and the fractured nasal portion of the same loop was first observed 55 months after implantation. The patient denied any excessive rubbing of the eye or major trauma to the eye or head. Both fractures… CONTINUE READING

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