“Artificial iris implant surgery is not a very difficult procedure and is becoming more popular”

“Cataract surgery in eyes with iris defects can be challenging, but careful preparation as well as recent advances in surgical instruments and iris implants mean outcomes are significantly improving for these patients.”

This was the subject of a presentation given at the 2013 annual congress of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons. The speaker was, Sathish Srinivasan FRCSEd, FRCOphth from University Hospital Ayr, in Scotland. He gave a comprehensive overview on how to approach cataract surgery in patients with iris defects, with detailed surgical video demonstrations of his work on these patients.

Read a full article about the session

About Aniridia Network

A charity support group for people with the genetic visual impairment aniridia and their families in the UK and Ireland. Our vision is that people with/associated with aniridia are hopeful, confident, supported and well informed regarding aniridia. Founded in 2000. First registered as a charity in 2011 and fully in 2018.
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2 Responses to “Artificial iris implant surgery is not a very difficult procedure and is becoming more popular”

  1. Paul Russell says:

    This is an interesting article. Wished someone could have done this for me when I was younger.

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