In this a Intraocular Lens is inserted in eye to correct the refractive error.
The procedure is reversible : The lens can be removed.
Is more reliable for high myopia upto -25D and high hypermetropia upto 12D.
Types of lenses :
Posterior chamber lens: In this the lenses put between back of the iris and front of lens. Complications associated with it are: mainly cataract formation. These lenses are difficult to remove because of adhesion formation.
Angle supported anterior chamber lens: Lens is supported in angle of anterior chamber and lies in front of iris. Complications associated with it are: glaucoma, pupillary distortion and corneal damage.
Iris claw lens: In this lens is fixed to iris and lies in front of iris. Complications associated with it are: corneal damage .