Use of perfluoroperhydrophenanthrene in the management of posteriorly dislocated crystalline and intraocular lenses.

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We describe a series of 28 patients in whom a posteriorly dislocated crystalline or intraocular lens was successfully removed with the intraoperative use of perfluoroperhydrophenanthrene (Vitreon), a heavy liquid perfluorocarbon. The Vitreon was used to float the lens into the midvitreous cavity, thereby avoiding hazardous micromanipulation with intraocular… (More)

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