Scleral Fixation of Intraocular Lens with Ab Interno Technique

  • Nanda Kumari Gurung Department of Glaucoma, Lumbini Eye Institute, Bhairahawa, Nepal
  • Roshija Rijal Department of Glaucoma, Lumbini Eye Institute, Bhairahawa, Nepal
  • Bel Bhahadur Thapa Department of Glaucoma, Lumbini Eye Institute, Bhairahawa, Nepal
  • Shanti Gurung Department of Glaucoma, Lumbini Eye Institute, Bhairahawa, Nepal

Abstract

Introduction: Implantation of scleral fixation intraocular lens for the surgical management of aphakia cases without capsular support is a safe procedure.
Methods: Prospective study was carried out at Lumbini Eye Institute, Bhairahawa. A total of 32 patients underwent scleral fixation intraocular lens implantation within a period of two years from February 2014 to February 2016.
Results: The age range was from 15 to 79 years; mean age was 47.56±20.16 SD. Among them 14 (43.75%) were male and 18 (56.25%) were female. The follow-up lasted for 24 months. The postoperative characteristics of the patients are listed in the tables below.
Conclusions: SFIOL for the surgical management of aphakia in the absence of capsular support is a safe procedure. The long-term follow-up is needed for an accurate evaluation of outcomes.
Keywords: double armed prolene suture; intraocular pressure; scleral fixation intraocular lens; scleral tunnel. [PubMed]

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Published
2017-06-30
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GURUNG, Nanda Kumari et al. Scleral Fixation of Intraocular Lens with Ab Interno Technique. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, [S.l.], v. 56, n. 206, june 2017. ISSN 1815-672X. Available at: <http://jnma.com.np/jnma/index.php/jnma/article/view/3148>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2017.
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