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Black Cataract with miLoop

  Channels: Cataract Surgery | Posted 1/24/2018

Cathleen M. McCabe, MD, presents a 62 year-old patient who suffered a traumatic cataract as a child that had gradually worsened in recent years. After performing a vitrectomy, the vitrector tip is used to prolapse the capsule and black cataract into the anterior chamber. A miLoop device (Iantech) is introduced into the eye and the nitinol loop is retracted to bisect the lens. After the nuclear fragments were then removed through the scleral tunnel with a lens loop, an Akreos AO (Bausch + Lomb) was sutured in the eye with gore-tex.

Akreos AO60 Lens • Anterior vitrectomy • Cataract • Cataract Surgery • Dense Cataract • IOL Fixation • miLOOP Device • Post Traumatic Cataract • Scleral-fixated IOL • Trauma

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