The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.

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Sulcus fixated intraocular lens

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

Phacoemulsification in this patient was complicated by posterior capsule rupture which required anterior vitrectomy. Consequently, the intraocular lens was placed in the sulcus. Post-operatively, the refraction was more myopic than expected because the image was focused more anteriorly. The myopia could have been reduced by using an intraocular lens with a lower power from that calculated preoperatively (typically by 0.5D).

 

Suclus fixated IOL.

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