Articles: PDF OnlyCataract formation after posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantationTrindade, Fernando MDa,1; Pereira, Frederico MDaAuthor Information aSão Geraldo Eye Hospital, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 1Reprints requests to Fernando Trindade, MD, Rua Manaus, 595, Belo Horizonte, MG 30150-350, Brazil. Neither author has a financial interest in any product mentioned. Sebastião Cronemberger, MD, assisted with the analysis of the UBM. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery: December 1998 - Volume 24 - Issue 12 - p 1661-1663 doi: 10.1016/S0886-3350(98)80361-1 Buy Metrics Abstract Posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens (PCP IOL) implantation is an emerging refractive procedure. We report a case of cataract formation e months after uneventful implantation of a Staar PCP IOL to correct high myopia. Visual recovery was achieved after explantation of the phakic IOL and phacoemulsif!cation with implantation of a foldable IOL through the same unenlarged self-sealing corneal incision. © Williams & Wilkins 1998. All Rights Reserved.