Recurrent intraocular inflammation after implantation of the Artiflex phakic intraocular lens for the correction of high myopia.

@article{Tahzib2006RecurrentII,
  title={Recurrent intraocular inflammation after implantation of the Artiflex phakic intraocular lens for the correction of high myopia.},
  author={Nayyirih G Tahzib and Fred A G J Eggink and Peter M. Frederik and Rudy Nuijts},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={1388-91}
}
We describe a 54-year old man who developed a severe cell deposition 1 week after implantation of a foldable Artiflex phakic intraocular lens (pIOL) (Ophtec B.V.) with a silicone optic and poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) haptics in the left eye for the correction of high myopia. Nine months after implantation, many cell deposits remained visible on the posterior surface of the IOL, causing severe glare, especially during daylight conditions. We explanted the Artiflex pIOL and exchanged it for… CONTINUE READING

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