Secondary intraocular lens implantation: anterior chamber vs posterior chamber lenses.

@article{Lyle1993SecondaryIL,
  title={Secondary intraocular lens implantation: anterior chamber vs posterior chamber lenses.},
  author={W Andrew Lyle and James C Jin},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={375-81}
}
We retrospectively studied 348 cases of secondary lens implantation, comparing data obtained from 234 eyes that received anterior chamber intraocular lenses (AC-IOLs) with 114 that received posterior chamber lenses (PC-IOLs), with a mean follow up of 19.5 months (range, 2 to 77 months). Visual acuity was similar in these two groups both before (P = .278) and after surgery (P = .771). Overall, 83% of the eyes had a postoperative acuity of 20/40 or better. In the eyes without preexisting… CONTINUE READING

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