Published: 2017-08-24

'Double Trouble' - management of iridodialysis and subluxated cataract in an eye with blunt injury

Arjun Srirampur, Sunny Manwani, Gangaprasad Amula, Pavani Reddy Andru


The aim of this study was to report a case of iridodialysis repair along with cataract extraction and iris claw lens implantation in a case of superior iridodialysis with subluxated cataractous lens following a blunt ocular trauma.


Iridodialysis, Retropupillary iris claw IOL, Subluxated cataract

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