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Intraocular lens implantation in cataractous eyes with endogenous uveitis Keiko Kamata 1 , Kunitoshi Ohara 1 , Akira Okubo 1 , Hiroshi Sasaki 1 1Dept of Ophthalmol, Jichi Med Sch pp.1567-1570
Published Date 1992/11/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1410901389
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We performed extracapsular cataract extraction and posterior chamber lens implantation in 21 eyes, 18 patients, with inactive or controlled endogenous uveitis. Postoperative aqueous flare intensity, as measured by laser flare-cell meter, showed signifi-cantly elevated values than in pseudophakic eyes after senile cataract during the postoperative 12-month period. The differences were not clinically manifest. We advocate intraocular lens implanta-tion in inactive and well-controlled uveitis because of infrequent intra- and postoperative complica-tions, better postoperative vision and no apparent recurrences.


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