Vertical placement of aphakic Artisan intraocular lens in a patient with traumatic localized aniridia.

We report a 50-year-old patient who had secondary implantation of an aphakic Artisan (Ophtec) intraocular lens (IOL) that was placed vertically in the anterior chamber. The patient had had a perforating injury to the cornea that required corneal wound repair, lensectomy, and anterior vitrectomy. Because of the localized traumatic aniridia, the Artisan IOL… CONTINUE READING