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Pseudophakia

  • Clinical features:
    • Presence of artificial intraocular lens (IOL) replacing normal human lens
    • Artificial lens may be placed in the anterior or posterior chamber
  • Possible side effects:
    • Under- or over correction.
    • Malpositions or subluxations.
    • Pupil ovalization or angle compromise in an anterior chamber lens implant.
    • Irvine-Gass syndrome: cystoid macular edema following uncomplicated or complicated cataract removal.

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