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Visual perception of luxated intraocular lens by the patient
  1. T Ikebe1,
  2. Y Takaki2,
  3. D Kishi2,
  4. H Kono2,
  5. K Shinoda2,
  6. M Inoue3,
  7. K Nakatsuka2
  1. 1
    Department of Ophthalmology, Oita Prefectural Hospital, Oita, Japan
  2. 2
    Department of Brain and Neuroscience, Division of Sensory and Locomotive Science, Ophthalmology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
  3. 3
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
  1. Dr K Shinoda, Department of Brain and Neuroscience, Division of Sensory and Locomotive Science, Ophthalmology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Hasama-machi, Yufu-shi, Oita 879-5593, Japan; shinodak{at}med.oita-u.ac.jp

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We examined a patient with a luxation of an encapsulated intraocular lens (IOL) who clearly perceived and drew detailed images of the IOL.

Case report

A 74-year-old woman underwent vitrectomy with phacoemulsification, and a three-piece soft acrylic IOL (+23.5 D, MA60BM; Alcon, Fort Worth, TX) was implanted into the posterior chamber of the right eye uneventfully for vitreous opacity associated with sarcoidosis in 2002. Five years later, she noticed …

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