2 doctors weighed in:

Following a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris, can a lens still be put in the eye to see, what to do?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology

In brief: Post Cataract Surg

Yes, an intraocular lens (IOL) can still be placed into the eye even with an extensive loss of iris.
Innovative artificial iris implants are also available to avoid post operative glare that can occur after iris loss after cataract surgery. More info at: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com

In brief: Post Cataract Surg

Yes, an intraocular lens (IOL) can still be placed into the eye even with an extensive loss of iris.
Innovative artificial iris implants are also available to avoid post operative glare that can occur after iris loss after cataract surgery. More info at: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

The artificial lens is supported by the back capsule of the natural lens.
If this is gone the lens can be surured to the sclera on the inside. Also, there are synthetic iris's now made and available for implantation in just these circumstances. If all is otherwise normal, these steps can have a nigh percentage of success.

In brief: Yes

The artificial lens is supported by the back capsule of the natural lens.
If this is gone the lens can be surured to the sclera on the inside. Also, there are synthetic iris's now made and available for implantation in just these circumstances. If all is otherwise normal, these steps can have a nigh percentage of success.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Board Certified,
47 years in practice
16M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors