Phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation in Alport syndrome with anterior lenticonus

Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Volume 6 - Number

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Eleven eyes of 6 patients with Alport syndrome had phacoemulsification with implantation of a single-piece acrylic hydrophobic intraocular lens (IOL) (AcrySof SA60AT, Alcon) because of anterior lenticonus. All patients had excellent visual acuity after surgery. We recommend phacoemulsification with IOL implantation as a safe and effective procedure in patients with anterior lenticonus secondary to Alport syndrome.