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Autophagy in lens mitochondria loss

The lens consists of a monolayer of epithelial cells that overlies fibre cells that differentiate from epithelial cells at the equator. While developing, fibre cells need mitochondria to provide energy, as they mature they lose these and other organelles to...

Managing a dislocated intraocular lens

A 70-year-old male patient is referred from the optician with a history of onset of double vision and examination shows a dislocated / subluxated IOL. How will you manage this patient? If the double vision is causing serious concern to...

Lens surgery in patients with lens subluxation misdiagnosed as primary angle-closure glaucoma

Lens subluxation can be caused by many conditions including Marfan syndrome and other hereditary conditions, and blunt trauma. Lens displacement can cause pupillary block and angle closure. This is commonly misdiagnosed as primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG), which can lead...

Principles of contact lens fitting in keratoconus

Keratoconus is an ectatic condition of the cornea characterised by progressive conical distortion with irregular astigmatism, myopia and apical protrusion. Most cases progress slowly resulting in varying degrees of myopic astigmatism. Management of keratoconus includes spectacles, soft contact lenses, a...

Secondary intraocular lens implantation in children

This is a retrospective study of the medical records of children under the age of 16 who underwent secondary lens implantation for aphakic corrections after previous congenital cataract surgery over a period between January 2000 and December 2010. The study...

Patient satisfaction after refractive lens exchange with an EDOF lens

The aim of this study was to identify independent factors associated with postoperative satisfaction after refractive lens exchange with an extended depth of focus intraocular lens (EDOF IOL). Patients who underwent a refractive lens exchange with bilateral implantation of the...

Implantation of diffractive trifocal intraocular lens

This study reports on 60 eyes of 120 patients who underwent routine cataract surgery followed by implantation of the trifocal IOL model Lisa tri-839MP. This is a diffractive trifocal preloaded IOL with no interruption at the haptic-optic junction, 360 degrees...

25-gauge PPV for retained lens fragments

This was a retrospective study including 40 eyes of 40 patients with mean age of 78 years, 19 females and 21 males, who underwent 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for retained lens fragments with a minimum of six months of...

Timing of vitrectomy for retained lens fragments

The purpose of this study was to compare the results of same setting vitrectomy with delayed vitrectomy for retained lens fragments following cataract surgery. Same setting vitrectomy was defined as the patient not leaving the operating table following cataract surgery....

Clinical evaluation of a multifocal aspheric diffractive intraocular lens

This is a multi-centre prospective study involving five different centres in Europe including 52 patients with cataract. The average age was 68.5±10.5 years, 35 females were bilateral implanted with aspheric diffractive multifocal lens implantation of the Tecnis 1-Piece multifocal intraocular...

Topcon introduces SOLOS automatic lens analyser

Topcon Healthcare is pleased to announce that it has launched SOLOS, an automatic lens analyser that enables advanced, accurate and efficient lens analysis at the touch of a button.

Sutureless 27-gauge needle intrascleral intraocular lens implantation

The authors report on a prospective, non-comparative, interventional case series of patients undergoing sutureless intrascleral fixation of a posterior chamber three piece intraocular lens (IOL) using a 27-gauge needle for docking. Sutureless techniques have the advantage of not having complex...