The IOL flip: rescue for foldable lens implantation gone wrong
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    Authors' Reply to Ziakas and Georgidis

    Dear Editor

    We would like to thank Drs Ziakas and Georgidis for their interest[1] in the IOL flip technique that we described to correct an IOL with a reversed optic through an unenlarged phacoemulsification incision.

    Drs Ziakas and Georgidis have suggested using a cannula on a viscoelastic syringe to perform the flip. This has the advantage of being able to easily inject more viscoelastic to maintain t...

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    The IOL flip for intraocular lenses implanted with reversed optic

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the article by Khng and Yeo [1] describing the IOL flip technique.

    We also have been using this excellent surgical maneuver for intraocular lenses implanted with reversed optic, and would like to make a few comments based on our experience. We suggest using the blunt needle of a syringe of a viscoelastic device as a second instrument placed under the IOL optic for generating...

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