Objective: To evaluate the treatment and the results of late spontaneous dislocation in eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome (Px), after uncomplicated phacoemulsification and in-the-bag foldable intraocular lens (IOL) surgery.
Material and Methods: In the 4 eyes with Px Syndrome, reparation technique of downward in-the-bag IOL dislocation by polypropylene PC-9 suture without wide corneal incision was defined and results were evaluated.
Results: The average time of spontaneous dislocation development was 75.75±41.44 month (16-110 month). No patient had accomplished other pathologies. Mean follow up period was 20.25±18.63 month (9-48 month) after repair. In one of patients upward acceptable dislocation was observed. No other complication occurred in the rest of the patients during the follow up period.
Conclusion: Px syndrome causes frequently complications undergoing cataract surgery, complications after surgery are rare. Spontaneous IOL dislocation caused by progressive zonular weakness can be treated successfully in chosen patients.
Pseudoexfoliation syndrome, spontaneous IOL dislocation
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