Articles: PDF OnlyObservation of blood-aqueous barrier function after posterior chamber intraocular lens implantationKaiya, Tadayoshi M.D.*Author Information *Reprint requests to Tadayoshi Kaiya, M.D., Seirei Hamamatsu Hospital, 2-12-12, Sumiyoshi Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka-Prefecture, Japan Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery: May 1990 - Volume 16 - Issue 3 - p 320-324 doi: 10.1016/S0886-3350(13)80702-X Buy Metrics Abstract Fluorophotometry was performed on 306 eyes of 306 patients who had posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation after phacoemulsification or planned extracapsular cataract extraction procedures to compare the ratio of fluorescein concentration in the anterior chamber of operated eyes and of unoperated fellow eyes for age, postoperative period, and operative procedure. In this study, the breakdown and reestablishment of the blood-aqueous barrier after posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation was observed for a long period. © Williams & Wilkins 1990. All Rights Reserved.