Challenges with cataract surgery in pars planitis patients

Challenges with cataract surgery in pars planitis patients Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2017) 255:1483–1484 DOI 10.1007/s00417-017-3698-6 EDITORIAL 1,2 3 4 Andrzej Grzybowski & Piotr Kanclerz & Uwe Pleyer Received: 8 May 2017 /Accepted: 17 May 2017 /Published online: 7 June 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Children and teens with intraocular inflammation often pres- as well as adults, this may not appear as a major task. In the ent with cataract. It has been predicted that the risk for cataract context of uveitis, however, it remains a challenge. It requires development in children with anterior uveitis and juvenile not only a meticulous procedure, but also critical timing of idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is 0.16 events per patient-year of intervention and a deeper understanding of the underlying follow-up [1]. This is likely also the case for pars planitis. inflammatory mechanisms. The question of whether an IOL Pars planitis, which presents mainly in younger ages, is a can be tolerated in uveitic eyes has been disputed for decades. subset of intermediate uveitis characterized by the presence It is now mainly agreed that an IOL can be safely implanted in of snowbanks at the pars plana and inflammatory cells in the Fuchs uveitic and idiopathic Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology Springer Journals

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