A 13-year-old Iranian male presented with the diagnosis of Behçet's disease, a systemic disease accompanied by significant anterior and posterior segment inflammation. He had had bilateral lensectomies, which necessitated aphakic soft contact lens fitting. Such optical enhancement of the patient's visual performance in Behçet's disease is an essential part of the overall patient management.
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Optometry, Atlanta, Georgia, December, 1985.
Received April 24, 1986, revision received June 17, 1986.
* Optometrist, Member of Faculty, F.A.A.O.
Department of Ophthalmology
University of California, Davis
1611 Alhambra Blvd.
Sacramento, California 95816
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