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Intraocular lens in a fighter aircraft pilot.
  1. A Loewenstein,
  2. O Geyer,
  3. Y Biger,
  4. R Bracha,
  5. I Shochat and
  6. M Lazar
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Ichilov Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel.


    A pseudophakic pilot of the Israeli air force flying an F-15 (Eagle) aircraft was followed up for three years. He experienced about 100 flying hours, 5% of the time under high g stress. The intraocular lens did not dislocate and no complications were observed. It seems that flying high performance fighter aircraft is not contraindicated in pseudophakic pilots.

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