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BTDMJB. 2011; 7(3): 108-111

The treatment of late spontaneous dislocation of introcular lens in patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome

Ulviye Yiğit, Ahmet Ağaçhan, Özgür Örüm.

Objective: To evaluate the treatment and the results of late spontaneous dislocation in eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome (Px), after uncomplicated phacoemulsification and in-the-bag foldable intraocular lens (IOL) surgery.
Material and Methods: In the 4 eyes with Px Syndrome, reparation technique of downward in-the-bag IOL dislocation by polypropylene PC-9 suture without wide corneal incision was defined and results were evaluated.
Results: The average time of spontaneous dislocation development was 75.75±41.44 month (16-110 month). No patient had accomplished other pathologies. Mean follow up period was 20.25±18.63 month (9-48 month) after repair. In one of patients upward acceptable dislocation was observed. No other complication occurred in the rest of the patients during the follow up period.
Conclusion: Px syndrome causes frequently complications undergoing cataract surgery, complications after surgery are rare. Spontaneous IOL dislocation caused by progressive zonular weakness can be treated successfully in chosen patients.

Key words: Pseudoexfoliation syndrome, spontaneous IOL dislocation

Article Language: Turkish English

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