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Iris repair after a catastrophic LASIK complication PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 12 December 2005 19:00

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Nov;31(11):2216-20.

 

Hamill MB, Quayle WH.

From the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology (Hamill), and UTMB Galveston Houston Eye Associates (Quayle), Houston, Texas, USA.

This report illustrates the surgical approach to and results of a complex iris reconstruction. The presentation and long-term visual and architectural results (follow-up of 4 years) of the repair of a severe anterior segment injury after entry into the anterior chamber by a microkeratome during laser in situ keratomileusis is described. The techniques used in the repair are described in detail, and a historical review of iris repair techniques is presented.