Advantages:

To treat a cataract with an advanced Iridophacodonesis in a patient suffering scleroderma avoiding lens luxation inside the vitreous cavity

Methods:

Our surgical technique consists of the following: conjunctival peritomy, two scleral lamellar flaps, 23 G vitrectomy, PFCL to protect the posterior pole, 150° corneal incision, cataract extraction and suture lens fixation in the sulcus.

Effectiveness/Safety:

Advanced Iridophacodonesis is a critical situation that can cause lens luxation inside the vitreous cavity. With our technique we restore the visual function without suffering this undesirable complication.