Iris claw lens: anterior and posterior iris surface fixation in the absence of capsular support during penetrating keratoplasty.

@article{Rijneveld1994IrisCL,
  title={Iris claw lens: anterior and posterior iris surface fixation in the absence of capsular support during penetrating keratoplasty.},
  author={Wilhelmina J Rijneveld and Willem H Houdijn Beekhuis and E F Hassman and M M Dellaert and Annette J M Geerards},
  journal={Journal of refractive and corneal surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={14-9}
}
BACKGROUND Intraocular lens implantation in eyes with pseudophakic or aphakic corneal edema and insufficient posterior capsular support presents a surgical challenge. The iris claw lens has the advantage that it can be fixated to the iris without sutures because the peripheral iris is incarcerated between the claws. METHODS We present the results of a study with implantation of an iris claw lens in combination with penetrating keratoplasty in 19 eyes of 19 patients with pseudophakic or… CONTINUE READING

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