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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33-36

Fibrin glue-assisted intraocular lens fixation in weill–Marchesani syndrome


1 Department of Cataract, Glaucoma, and Anterior Segment, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
2 Department of Vitreo-Retiina, Glaucoma, and Anterior Segment, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

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Charudutt Kalamkar
Shri Ganesh Vinayak Eye Hospital, Opposite Colours Mall, Dhamtari Road, Raipur - 492 001, Chhattisgarh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/meajo.MEAJO_162_16

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PURPOSE: To report visual and intraocular pressure (IOP) outcomes of 4 eyes in 2 patients with Weill Marchesani Syndrome having ocular fearures of spherophakia and secondary glaucoma who underwent fibrin glue assisted intrascleral fixation of intraocular lens (IOL). METHODS: Detailed anterior and posterior segment evaluation assessing best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), IOP, central corneal thickness was done in all. Lensectomy, vitrectomy with glued Intrascleral fixation of 3 piece intraocular lens was done. Post operative BCVA and IOP were assessed. RESULTS: Visual acuity and IOP control improved post-operatively. CONCLUSIONS: Glued IOL implantation is an effective method to visually rehabilitate and control glaucoma in patients with Weill Marchesani Syndrome.


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