Revista Cubana de Oftalmología
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RUIZ RODRIGUEZ, Yanele et al. Effectiveness of Artisan phakic lenses in the correction of high myopia. Rev Cubana Oftalmol [online]. 2010, vol.23, n.2, pp. 288-298. ISSN 1561-3070.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effectiveness of Artisan phakic intraocular lenses in correcting high myopia at "Ramón Pando Ferrer" Cuban Institute of Ophthalmology in January 2006 to January 2009 period. METHODS: A prospective descriptive study was made in which the universe of study was 120 eyes implanted with this type of lenses. RESULTS: Spheral component of 0.5; the induced astigmatism was not found and the corrected visual acuity improvement was 0.9. There were no transoperative complications; the predominant postoperative mediate complications were iritis or uveitis (3.4 %) and iridic atrophy (5 %) prevailed in the late ones. CONCLUSIONS: The refractive results were favourable. The uncomplicated patients predominated.
Palabras llave : Phakic intraocular lens; Artisan; myopia; astigmatism.