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Cornea/Refractive Surgery Quiz 24
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Yichieh Shiuey, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School

December 14, 1998
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Figure 1
Figures 1-2. This patient had an intracapsular cataract extraction and placement of an anterior chamber intraocular lens in 1980. She complains of progressively worsening vision in the right eye. The photograph on the right shows a slit beam through the cornea which demonstrates corneal edema and Descemet's folds. The photograph on the right shows a view of the right eye in retroillumination.
Figure 2
1. What is the diagnosis?
2. What type of anterior chamber lens is present?
3. Does the type of anterior chamber lens affect the likelihood of developing this condition?
4. What is the pathophysiology of this conditon?
5. What types of treatment may be indicated for this condition?
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