Prolonged exposure of intraocular lens implant with preservation of globe integrity and visual function.

@article{Detorakis2007ProlongedEO,
  title={Prolonged exposure of intraocular lens implant with preservation of globe integrity and visual function.},
  author={Efstathios T. Detorakis and Konstantinos Ioannakis and Doukas Dardabounis and Vassilios Kozobolis},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={508-10}
}
A 70-year-old woman had corneal ulcer and melting after complicated cataract surgery with polymethylmethacrylate lens implant insertion. A conjunctival flap was initially used to cover the defect with a plan to perform keratoplasty later. Fifteen months postoperatively, she presented with total absence of central corneal tissue and iris and exposure of the… CONTINUE READING