We describe a technique for sutureless intrascleral fixation of a 3-piece intraocular lens (IOL) and custom silicone iris prosthesis complex to address the optical and functional issues of aphakia and aniridia, as well as to restore excellent cosmesis. The 3-piece IOL is anchored to the iris prosthesis using the belt-loop technique. We believe the intrascleral haptic fixation is overall a more robust fixation method in patients with aphakia and aniridia, who are often younger and require a long-lasting anterior segment reconstruction.
Financial disclosure: Dr. Ahmed is a consultant to Alcon Laboratories, Inc., and Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. No other author has a financial or proprietary interest in any material or method mentioned.
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