GLUED IOL: Glued Intrascleral Haptic Fixation of a PC IOL

by Amar Agarwal

The book “Glued IOL: Glued Intrascleral Haptic Fixation of a PC” is divided into four sections. Basics such as history of glued IOL, posterior capsular rupture, tissue adhesives in ophthalmology, and preoperative evaluation of a patient for glued IOL are discussed in the first section. The second section gives information about different surgical techniques such as vitrectomy and its importance in scleral fixated IOLs, sutureless intrascleral PC IOL fixation, surgical technique of glued IOL, handshake technique for glued IOL, IOL scaffold technique, creating an artificial posterior capsule by combining glued IOL and IOL scaffold in cases of PCR, sutureless three port vitrectomy and management of dislocated IOLs and modifications in the glued IOL technique. Third section discusses on various special conditions. These includes sutureless intrascleral fixation of a multifocal IOL; angle kappa and multifocal glued IOL, glued IOL with corneal procedures; penetrating keratoplasty and endothelial keratoplasty with glued IOL, anterior segment transplantation, combined surgical management of capsular and iris deficiency with glued IOL and pediatric glued IOL. Last section gives miscellaneous information such as complications in glue IOL surgery; IOL tilt; results and high-speed imaging of the glued IOL; comparing glued IOL with sutured and AC IOLs; complications of transscleral sutured posterior chamber intraocular lenses and glued endocapsular hemi-ring segment for sutureless transscleral fixation of the capsular bag.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Agarwal Amar Dr Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital’s and Eye Research Centre, 19, Cathedral Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)
ISBN 9789350259962
Speciality Ophthalmology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11775
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 214
Book Type Professional



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