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Custom-made iris prosthesis for iris defects following melanoma excision

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First Author: A.Alrajhi SAUDI ARABIA

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To report outcome and complication of a case of iris prosthesis for sectorial defect resulted from excision of iris melanoma.


King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital


A 30 years old who had iris melanoma excision and developed inferior sectorial defect. A custom made iris prosthesis matching the color of the iris was fashioned and sutured to the original iris.


Good visual outcome and cosmetic appearance was obtained. Mild sectorial corneal edema and low grade anterior uveitis were encountered with four years follow-up.


Although iris defect can be successfully treated with cosmetically prepared color match iris prosthesis, however mild anterior uveitis and low endothelial cell count may result from iris prosthesis. FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE?: No

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