Two-year follow-up of posterior capsule opacification after implantation of a hydrophilic or hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lens.

@article{Kugelberg2008TwoyearFO,
  title={Two-year follow-up of posterior capsule opacification after implantation of a hydrophilic or hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lens.},
  author={Maria Kugelberg and Gisela Wejde and Hari Jayaram and Charlotta Zetterstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={2008},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={533-6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate posterior capsule opacification (PCO) 2 years after cataract surgery following implantation of a hydrophilic or a hydrophobic single-piece acrylic intraocular lens (IOL) with a sharp edge. METHODS Phacoemulsification cataract surgery was performed in one eye of 120 patients with senile cataract in this prospective study. They were randomized to implantation of either a hydrophilic acrylic IOL (BL27; Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, NY, USA) or a hydrophobic acrylic IOL (AcrySof… CONTINUE READING

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