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Refractory cystoid macular oedema due to intraocular lens haptic perforating the iris.

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Summary of "Refractory cystoid macular oedema due to intraocular lens haptic perforating the iris."

Cystoid macular oedema is a well-known complication of cataract surgery associated with intraocular lens decentration or dislocation. A 55-year-old man, who had undergone a phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation surgery two months previously was referred because of reduced vision in the right eye. Ocular examination revealed that one of the haptics had perforated the iris at 6 o'clock. There was cystoid macular oedema of the right eye. A topical non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug, followed by intravitreal injections did not produce a significant regression. Finally, the haptic was repositioned surgically and the macular oedema dramatically resolved. Correct placement of the intraocular lens might avoid post-operative complications including cystoid macular oedema.

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Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Kırıkkale University, Kırıkkale, Turkey. E-mail: kemalornek@hotmail.com.

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Name: Clinical & experimental optometry : journal of the Australian Optometrical Association
ISSN: 1444-0938
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