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Clinical results of phacoemulsification in patients with uveitis.

Authors
  • Akova, Yonca A
  • Küçükerdönmez, Cem
  • Gedik, Sansal
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging
Publisher
"SLACK, Inc."
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
37
Issue
3
Pages
204–211
Identifiers
PMID: 16749256
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

When inflammation in uveitic eyes is under complete control, phacoemulsification and implantation of a foldable acrylic IOL in the posterior chamber is safe, effective, and tolerated well. To minimize vision-limiting complications, these patients must be observed closely after surgery, and must be treated aggressively if the inflammation recurs.

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