Still Not Seeing Clearly - A Second Look at Intraocular Lens Implant Events
MedSun: Newsletter #30, November 2008

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority

Wrong-side surgery and implantation of an incorrect intraocular lens (IOL) are some of the reported adverse events associated with eye surgery. As a result patients may need a second procedure to implant the correct lens. This article provides recommendations on implementing and following a consistent process for verifying the IOL before implantation.

Additional Information:

Still Not Seeing Clearly – A Second Look at Intraocular Lens Implant Events. Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority. September 2008.

http://www.psa.state.pa.us/psa/lib/psa/advisories/v5n3september_2008/sep_2008_v5_n3_article_iolimplant.pdf


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