• Dislocation of artificial iris after sulcus implantation possible but manageable

    1 month ago - By Healio

    LAS VEGAS - Sulcus implantation of artificial irises may cause dislocation, according to a presentation at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.
    However, the issue is “manageable,” Michael J. daSilva, MD, said.
    “Partial or complete aniridia can be a challenging consequence of surgical or nonsurgical trauma or congenital disease,” daSilva said. “We have considerable experience with implantation of iris devices at UCLA, but little is known about the stability of these devices when they are passively fixated in the ciliary sulcus.”
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