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Comparison of PMMA and silicone intraocular lens damage due to YAG:Nd laser Q-switch exposition
Author(s): Miroslaw Zydecki; Tadeusz Kecik; Iwona Switka-Wieclawska; Joanna Ciszewska
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Paper Abstract

The opacification of the lens posterior bag after cataract removal with IOL implantation is still the common postoperative complication. The only way of visual acuity improvement in such cases is laser Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy. Sometimes the accidental damage of PMMA or silicone intraocular lenses occurs. The damage sites in silicone IOL appears smaller than in PMMA IOL.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1997
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3188, Laser Technology V: Applications in Medicine and Ecology, (23 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.292834
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Miroslaw Zydecki, Medical Univ. of Warsaw (Poland)
Tadeusz Kecik, Medical Univ. of Warsaw (Poland)
Iwona Switka-Wieclawska, Medical Univ. of Warsaw (Poland)
Joanna Ciszewska, Medical Univ. of Warsaw (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3188:
Laser Technology V: Applications in Medicine and Ecology
Wieslaw Wolinski; Alfreda Graczyk, Editor(s)

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