Novel Technique for IOL Rescue

  • Jonathan L. Prenner, MD, FASRS
  • Harold M. Wheatley, MD
  • John D Wilgucki, MD
  • Video
  • Published 2014

Eyes in which a secondary intraocular lens (IOL) completely dislocates into the posterior segment while remaining completely in the bag present a unique surgical challenge. One can remove the lens/bag complex and place a secondary IOL or explant the lens from the bag and then reposition the lens.

In this video, the surgeons present a novel, minimally invasive procedure that allows for suture fixation of the lens/bag complex without the need for manipulating the conjunctiva.

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