Scleral and iris fixation of posterior chamber lenses in the absence of capsular support


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Abstract

Purpose of reviewTo review the methods described in the literature in the past year (from August 2003 to date).Recent findingsTechniques for scleral and iris suturing have proven safe and effective to fixate posterior chamber intraocular lenses and avoid the sight-threatening complications of anterior chamber lenses.SummaryScleral and iris fixation have both become well-established effective means for stabilizing posterior chamber lenses in the lack of adequate capsular support.

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