Sutureless Intrascleral Fixation Of The Carlevale (Soleko) Intraocular Lens In The Correction Of Aphakia. Own Experience


  •   Adam Cywinski


The article evaluates the functional stability in the eye and the method of intrascleral fixation of spherical or toric, monofocal, intraocular Carlevale lens by Soleko. This procedure was performed in patients requiring correction of aphakia. Haptics of the one-piece lens, due to the T-shape structure are fixed intrasclerally and thus do not require additional fixation sutures. Intrascleral fixation was performed in 14 eyes, in 13 patients, between 2017 and 2019. In one case, a corneal astigmatism correction model (Carlevale toric) was used. Good visual quality and full intraocular stabilization were obtained. Except for transient vitreous haemorrhage, cormeal edema and elevated intraocular pressure, no adverse effects were observed, including intraocular displacement, subluxation or rotation of the lens relative to the axis. The normal and stable position of the leens was also obtained in the eyes with accompanying nystagmus.

Keywords: aphakia, eye trauma, intrascleral fixation, astigmatism, nystagmus, Carlevale lens


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Cywinski, A. (2020). Sutureless Intrascleral Fixation Of The Carlevale (Soleko) Intraocular Lens In The Correction Of Aphakia. Own Experience. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 2(4).