Severe anterior capsular phimosis following acrylic intraocular lens implantation in a patient with pseudoexfoliation

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. May-Jun 2008;39(3):228-9. doi: 10.3928/15428877-20080501-21.

Abstract

A case of severe capsular phimosis following implantation of an acrylic intraocular lens (hydrophobic acrylic with polymethylmethacrylate haptics) in a patient with pseudoexfoliation is described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acrylic Resins
  • Aged
  • Capsulorhexis / adverse effects
  • Exfoliation Syndrome / complications*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Laser Therapy
  • Lens Capsule, Crystalline / pathology*
  • Lens Diseases / etiology*
  • Lens Diseases / surgery
  • Lens Implantation, Intraocular / adverse effects*
  • Phacoemulsification

Substances

  • Acrylic Resins