Visual and clinical outcomes of explantation versus preservation of the intraocular lens during keratoprosthesis implantation.

@article{Utine2011VisualAC,
  title={Visual and clinical outcomes of explantation versus preservation of the intraocular lens during keratoprosthesis implantation.},
  author={Canan Asli Utine and Jonathan Heng Tzu and Karen Dunlap and Esen Karamursel Akpek},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 9},
  pages={1615-22}
}
PURPOSE To compare the short-term visual and clinical outcomes of explantation versus preservation of a posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC IOL) during keratoprosthesis implantation. SETTING Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. DESIGN Comparative case series. METHODS This study comprised patients who had implantation of an aphakic or a pseudophakic Boston type I keratoprosthesis based on their lenticular status. Only adult patients who were… CONTINUE READING