Postoperative deposition of calcium on the surfaces of a hydrogel intraocular lens.

@article{Werner2000PostoperativeDO,
  title={Postoperative deposition of calcium on the surfaces of a hydrogel intraocular lens.},
  author={Liliana Werner and David J. Apple and Marcela Escobar-Gomez and A Ohrstr{\"o}m and B B Crayford and Roberta Bianchi and Suresh K Pandey},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2000},
  volume={107 12},
  pages={2179-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To report clinical, pathological and histochemical features of 5 Hydroview intraocular lenses (IOLs) explanted from five patients who had visual disturbances caused by postoperative deposits on the lens surfaces. DESIGN Noncomparative small case series with clinicopathologic and histochemical correlations. PARTICIPANTS Five hydrophilic IOLs explanted from five different patients. All patients presented with decreased visual acuity and glare circa 12 months after uneventful… CONTINUE READING