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Small-aperture corneal inlay in presbyopic patients with prior phakic intraocular lens implantation surgery: 3-month results

Authors Huseynova T, Kanamori T, Waring GO IV, Tomita M

Received 24 June 2013

Accepted for publication 17 July 2013

Published 22 August 2013 Volume 2013:7 Pages 1683—1686

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S50397

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Tukezban Huseynova,1 Tomomi Kanamori,1 George O Waring IV,2 Minoru Tomita1,3,4

1Shinagawa LASIK Center, Tokyo, Japan; 2Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA; 3Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, People’s Republic of China; 4Eye Can Cataract Surgery Center, Metro Manila, Philippines

Abstract: We report a series of three case reports of KAMRA inlay implantation procedures in presbyopic patients with a history of prior phakic intraocular lens implantation surgery. Three-month results showed a two to five-line improvement for uncorrected near visual acuity. The absolute uncorrected near visual acuity change for case 1 was from J4 to J2, for case 2 was from J6 to J4, and for case 3 was from J10 to J5. No significant change of uncorrected distance visual acuity was observed in all three cases.

Keywords: phakic intraocular lens, IOL, KAMRA, intracorneal inlay

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