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Title: Incidence of nd:Yag capsulotomy after lens implantation of an Acrylic IOL in one eye and a Silicone IOL in the other eye of the same patient: a preliminary study
Authors: Carbonez, G ×
Zeyen, Thierry #
Issue Date: 2000
Series Title: Bulletin de la Société belge d'ophtalmologie issue:278 pages:33-5
Abstract: We retrospectively reviewed the charts of 40 patients who underwent an uneventful phacoemulsification in both eyes and had an Acrylic IOL (AcrySof) implanted in one eye and a Silicone IOL (SI 30/S 140) in the other. A subset of 18 patients had a mean follow up of 1 1/2 year. In the Acrylic group 1 patient (5.5%) underwent a posterior Yag-capsulotomy. In the Silicone group 6 patients (30%) underwent a Yag-capsulotomy. (2 anterior--4 posterior) (p = 0.04) Acrylic IOL's were associated with a significantly reduced incidence rate of Yag-capsulotomy compared with silicone IOL's after 1 1/2 years.
ISSN: 0081-0746
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Ophthalmology
× corresponding author
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