Articles: PDF OnlyPostoperative complication in a patient with a silicone intraocular lensGoodman, Gerri M.D.1; Werblin, Theodore M.D., Ph.D.1; Peiffer, Robert D.V.M., Ph.D.1, 2, 3Author Information Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 3Reprint requests to Robert Peiffer, D. VM., Ph.D., Department of Ophthalmology, 617 Clinical Sciences Building (229H), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514. Presented in part at the Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, Los Angeles, California, April 1986. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery: May 1988 - Volume 14 - Issue 3 - p 320-325 doi: 10.1016/S0886-3350(88)80125-1 Buy Metrics Abstract A 58-year-old white male patient developed corneal complications following cataract surgery and implantation of a silicone posterior chamber intraocular lens. At the time of penetrating keratoplasty, the implant was noted to be partially dislocated into the anterior chamber, surrounded by a dense fibrovascular membrane. Histopathological features were consistent with pseudophakic bullous keratopathy. © Williams & Wilkins 1988. All Rights Reserved.