Annals of Optometry and Contact Lens 2015;14(3):163-165.
Published online September 25, 2015.
A Case of Rapidly Occurring Intraoperative Clouding of Hydrophilic Multifocal Intraocular Lens
Yeon Ggoch Park, Kyu Ryong Choi
Department of Ophthalmology, The Institute of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Received: 2 July 2015   • Revised: 8 July 2015   • Accepted: 24 July 2015
Abstract
Purpose: To report a case of intraoperative clouding of hydrophilic multifocal intraocular lens (Lentis Mplus? LS-313, Oculentis GmbH., Berlin, Germany) during cataract surgery.

Case summary: A 69-year-old woman underwent intraocular lens exchange in her left eye due to clouding of an intraocular lens occurred intraoperatively. This phenomenon was caused by the rapid change in temperature of a very cold IOL being implanted into the eye.

Conclusions: It is important to prevent a rapid temperature change during intraocular lens implantation. Particularly in the country that have winter season and fluctuating temperatures, careful caution will be necessary.

Ann Optom Contact Lens 2015;14(3):163-165

Key Words: Cataract, Intraocular lens, Intraocular lens implantation


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