It is a technique where the intraocular lens is placed in the normal anatomical position by using glue when the capsular support is not there to place it, thereby bringing back the optics of the eye to normal.
Traumatic Cataract, Aphakia, any complications during Cataract surgery, Subluxated Cataracts, Subluxated or Dislocated IOLs.
Written by: Dr. Kaladevi Sathish – Zonal Head – Clinical Services, Chennai
The quality of vision is not good with thick corrective glasses. You will have to wear a + 10 D glass which creates a lot of distortions. It reduces the field of vision, you will struggle with depth perception even after correction with lenses.
It should be done in a centre where there is a vitrectomy unit available. It’s best to choose a secondary or a tertiary hospital.
It will take about 20 minutes to 1 hour.
The vision improves the next day and by a week’s time it would return to normal.
Yes. You can lead a normal quality of life.