Pseudoexfoliation deposition in an intraocular lens implant

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Rita Vieira, MD
João Heitor, MD
Natália Ferreira, MD

Abstract

An 86-year-old man presented at the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto for routine ophthalmological examination. He had undergone bilateral cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation 8 years previously at a private center. Uncorrected visual acuity in the right eye was 20/25. Slit lamp examination (A) showed pseudoexfoliation material in the pupillary border and an in-the-bag IOL with white deposits in the shape of a flower (B, transillumination). Although pseudoexfoliation deposition on the crystalline lens is common, it is not typically seen on an IOL.

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Vieira R, Heitor J, Ferreira N. Pseudoexfoliation deposition in an intraocular lens implant. Digit J Ophthalmol. 2022;28(3). Accessed February 1, 2023. https://djo.harvard.edu/index.php/djo/article/view/145
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