Adaptação de lente de contato em afacia traumática unilateral

Adaptação de lente de contato em afacia traumática unilateral


Arnaud Araújo Filho,
Sérgio Kwitko,
Ricardo Uras,
César Lipener


Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.55 no.6 São Paulo nov./dez. 1992


A retrospective study of contact lenses fitting in unilateral traumatic aphakia was undertaken in 52 eyes of 52 patients, aging from 3 to 63 years. The most frequent type of trauma was perforation (55,77%). Success in contact lenses fitting was achieved in 84,61%. Poor visual acuity with contact lenses was the major factor for the insuccess of the remaining (15,39%).

Contact lenses intolerance was found to be the most common complication during the follow-up period. The contact lenses types fitting was: 47,73% diary soft contact lenses, 36,36% GP rigid contact lenses 15,91% rigid contact lenses. The final corrected visual acuity was 20/40 or better in 27 patients (51,92%). The causes of fitting insuccess are discussed.


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