Surgical Strategies for IOL Implantation to Prevent Visual Axis Opacification in Infants with Aniridia | ASCRS
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Surgical Strategies for IOL Implantation to Prevent Visual Axis Opacification in Infants with Aniridia
April 2018
Meeting: 2018 Annual Meeting
Presenter: Miyuki Nagahara, MD, PhD
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In infants with cataract under 6 months old is difficult to implant an IOL because an infant capsular bag diameter is under 8mm. However, shortening IOL haptics and elastic deformation of the capsular bag are useful to fixed the IOL in the capsular bag with anterior and posterior capsulorhexis. This video will show you surgical procedures for IOL implantation and findings after surgery in 3 months with aniridia.
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This film was submitted to the 36th Annual ASCRS Film Festival within the 2018 ASCRS ASOA Annual Meeting. 

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