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