Iris modifications following extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber lens implantation.

@article{Brazitikos1991IrisMF,
  title={Iris modifications following extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber lens implantation.},
  author={Periklis D. Brazitikos and Andr{\'e} Roth},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          269-80
        }
}
We prospectively examined 94 eyes of 93 consecutive patients who had planned extracapsular cataract extraction or phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. The observed postoperative iris biomicroscopic modifications are described and classified. Iris synechial formation was more frequently observed in eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome, when an irregular anterior capsulotomy was performed, when the IOL was other than in the bag, and in cases of… CONTINUE READING