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Late-Onset Anterior Dislocation of a Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens in a Patient with Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome

By Zisis Gatzioufas, Konstantinos Kopsidas, Balasz Gyongyossy, Marilita Moschos and Berthold Seitz


Here, we report on a patient with pseudoexfoliation syndrome who developed acute angle-closure glaucoma with a marked myopic shift due to anterior dislocation of the posterior chamber intraocular lens almost 16 months after an uneventful phacoemulsification. Examination with a Scheimpflug camera was extremely useful in confirming the diagnosis. This is the fist case of late-onset angle-closure glaucoma with a significant myopic shift due to anterior dislocation of the posterior chamber intraocular lens, which resulted in a permanent alteration of the postoperative target refraction

Topics: Published: January 2011
Publisher: S. Karger AG
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