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Delayed ciliochoroidal detachment following intraocular lens implantation.
  1. G M Dawidek,
  2. F M Kinsella,
  3. A Pyott,
  4. D S Hughes,
  5. P M Kyle and
  6. C M Lane
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.


    Three patients who had extracapsular cataract extractions with intraocular lens implants developed delayed ciliochoroidal detachments, which responded to systemic steroid therapy. This rare complication may have been due to ciliary sulcus fixation of the implant. The possible mechanism and treatment are discussed.

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