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Documenta Ophthalmologica

, Volume 92, Issue 1, pp 29–35 | Cite as

Iris-Claw intraocular lenses in children

  • Bert A. E. Van Der Pol
  • Jan G. F. Worst
Article

Abstract

27 children (38 eyes) with cataracts of different origins were treated using iris fixated one-piece Iris-Claw intraocular lenses. Visual acuities outcome in this group was comparable with the results in other series. The Iris-Claw lens is a very versatile IOL, which can be used in most cataract procedure, it can be removed and exchanged with minimal surgical trauma; therefore it is an affective modality in correction of the developmental changes in the refraction of the very young and growing, aphakic eye.

Key words

Cataract Children Congenital Iris-Claw IOL Juvenile 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bert A. E. Van Der Pol
    • 1
  • Jan G. F. Worst
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyRefaja HospitalStadskanaalThe Netherlands

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