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Long-term results with Choyce-Tennant anterior chamber intraocular lens implants.
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PMID:  3490563     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A consecutive series of 200 Choyce-Tennant rigid anterior chamber intraocular lens implants is reported. The minimum follow-up was four years. Eighty-six percent of patients had 20/40 or better visual acuity at their most recent office visit. Low-grade but persistent inflammation required prolonged use of mild topical steroid drops in approximately 40% of patients. The most serious lens-related complication was pupillary block which occurred in 15 patients (7.5%). There was a year-by-year increase in the number of patients with elevated intraocular pressure, with 14 (7.0%) requiring glaucoma treatment by the seventh year postoperatively.
J E Downing; C M Parrish
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cataract and refractive surgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0886-3350     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cataract Refract Surg     Publication Date:  1986 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-15     Completed Date:  1986-12-15     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604171     Medline TA:  J Cataract Refract Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  493-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Endophthalmitis / etiology
Equipment Design
Follow-Up Studies
Glaucoma, Open-Angle / etiology
Hyphema / etiology
Iritis / etiology
Lenses, Intraocular*
Postoperative Complications
Postoperative Period
Vision, Ocular

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