Results, complications, and future developments of the Boston type 1 KPro

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Abstract

The use of the Boston type 1 Kpro has increased significantly during the past decade not only in the US but around the World. Important device modifications together with changes in postoperative managment have made this success possible. This presentation will review the current most relevant complications encountered in patients implanted with this device including endophthalmitis, retroprosthetic membranes, glaucoma and stromal melt,. Strategies for their prevention and management will be discussed.

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