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Persistent troublesome floaters necessitating the explantation of XtraFocus Pinhole IOL (Morcher)


A 41-year-old patient presented with blurred vision and photophobia in the left eye with an uncorrected visual acuity of 20/150, improving to 20/30 with pinhole and diagnostic rigid gas permeable lens trial. He had a history of trauma with subsequent cataract extraction with residual irregular astigmatism and traumatic mydriasis. XtraFocus Pinhole intraocular lens (Morcher) was implanted in the left eye and the vision improved to 20/40. Postoperatively, the patient experienced significant floaters which persisted to the extent of necessitating explantation of implant.

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