Korean Journal of Optometry and Vision Science 2012;11(1):60-65.
Published online June 20, 2012.
낮은 각막내피세포 밀도를 보인 환자에서 시행한 공막고정술
이용준, 최경식, 이성진, 이미리
1Department of Ophthalmology, Sorokdo National Hospital, Goheung, 2Department of Ophthalmology, Soon Chun Hyang University School of Medicine, 3Myeong Eye Clinic, Seoul, Korea
Scleral Fixation of Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens in Low Endothelial Cell Density
Yong Jun Lee, Kyung Seek Choi, Sung Jin Lee, Mi Ri Rhee
Abstract
Purpose
To investigate the endothelial cell loss after scleral fixation of posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL) in low endothelial cell density (ECD) under 1,000 cells/mm2. Methods: Retrospective review of 7 eyes were subjected to scleral fixation of PCIOL in low ECD. PCIOL subluxated eyes were operated with ab externo scleral fixation and aphakic eyes were operated with scleral fixation using foldable PCIOL. Endothelial cell loss, complications and postoperative outcomes were analyzed. Results: Mean LogMAR best corrected visual acuity improved from 0.44±0.24 to 0.25±0.19. Mean observed endothelial cell loss was 7.5±9.7% (56.0±86.1 cells/mm2, 6.6±10.0% corrected for a natural endothelial cell loss of 0.6% a year). One eye had a intraoperative hyphema during the operation and 2 eyes had a postoperative localized bullous keratopathy. Conclusions: The scleral fixation with careful endothelial cell protection appeared to reduced endothelial cell loss and resulted visual improvement in low ECD. (Korean J Optom Vis Sci 2012;11(1):60-65)
Key Words: Endothelial cell loss, Low endothelial cell density, Scleral fixation


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