Dislocated IOL Extraction and Secondary IOL Implantation

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Heinrich Heimann


The following chapter reports step-by-step the surgical procedure for a dislocated IOL. The surgery for a partially subluxated and a completely luxated IOL is described. In addition, the surgical technique for scleral fixation is demonstrated.


Secondary IOL implantation Dislocated IOL IOL extraction Iris claw IOL Artisan Verisyse Scleral fixation Retropupillar fixation 

Supplementary material

Video 8.1

Luxated IOL and macular hole with 27G (WMV 80139 kb)

Video 8.2

Subluxated IOL after posterior capsular defect (WMV 75340 kb)

Video 8.3

IOL extraction from posterior pole (WMV 47549 kb)

Video 8.4

PPV + scleral fixation of a luxated IOL (WMV 125868 kb)

Video 8.5

Intrascleral haptic fixation with DORC forceps (MPG 353178 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Heinrich Heimann
    • 2
  1. 1.University Eye HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Royal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK

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