Long-term follow-up of anterior uveitis after cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation.

@article{PivettiPezzi1999LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of anterior uveitis after cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation.},
  author={Paola Pivetti-Pezzi and Massimo Accorinti and Maurizio La Cava and M A Abdulaziz and Francesco Bozzoni Pantaleoni},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={1521-6}
}
PURPOSE To assess whether cataract surgery and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in patients with anterior uveitis interfere with the natural course of the ocular disease. SETTING Tertiary care center at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy. METHODS Cataract extraction and IOL implantation were performed in 24 patients with uveitis-related cataract: 12 with Fuchs' heterochromic iridocyclitis (Group 1) and 12 with other types of anterior uveitis (Group 2). The mean follow-up… CONTINUE READING