A STUDY OF POSTERIOR CHAMBER INTRAOCULAR LENS IMPLANTATION
AbstractABSTRACT:200 cases of extracapsular extraction with Posterior Chamber intra-ocular lens implantationwere studied between February, 1988 to April, 1994 at DHQ Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad andwere followed up, with a view to measure post-op refractive errors and complications. Theprocedure was performed either under GA or under Peribulbar anaesthesia using operatingmicroscope, IOL were inserted with the help of air bubble or methyl cellulose. Michol oracetylcholine were used in selected cases. (21 % of the patients had visual acuity of 6/6 without anyglasses. 72.6% had visual acuity of 6/9 or more with spherical correction of +2D/-2D. 7.8% of thepatients developed after cataract which needed yag Laser or capsulotomy). The procedure istreatment of choice for unilateral and senile cataract without any additional complication then seenin routine E.C.C.E. No extra risk of post-operative complications is experienced
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