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After a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris could a lens still be put in the eye to see?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology

In brief: Complicated CS: iris

Complications can occur during cataract surgery, though not common.
If the iris (part or all) is lost during the procedure, an artificial iris (a segment or full) can be placed at that time or at another time with an intraocular lens. More information at :http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com

In brief: Complicated CS: iris

Complications can occur during cataract surgery, though not common.
If the iris (part or all) is lost during the procedure, an artificial iris (a segment or full) can be placed at that time or at another time with an intraocular lens. More information at :http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com
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Dr. Rodney Remington
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

With few exceptions, a lens implant can almost always be placed in the eye even after complicated cataract surgery.
Lens implantation may occasionally have to be delayed to allow the eye to heal. Loss of iris makes implanting a lens more difficult but not impossible.

In brief: Yes

With few exceptions, a lens implant can almost always be placed in the eye even after complicated cataract surgery.
Lens implantation may occasionally have to be delayed to allow the eye to heal. Loss of iris makes implanting a lens more difficult but not impossible.
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