Positive and negative dysphotopsias in patients with the posterior chamber intraocular lens implanted after cataract surgery


  • M.V. Bryn SI "The Filatov Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy of the NAMS of Ukraine"
  • S.K. Dmytriev SI "The Filatov Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy of the NAMS of Ukraine"




age-related cataract, crystalline lens, negative dysphotopsias, positive dysphotopsias, IOL, artiphakia


Modern technologies of examining cataract patients and phacoemulsification with implantation of the posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) commonly allow achieving the desired anatomical outcome and a high functional outcome after surgery. The development of postoperative dysphotopsias in patients with a posterior chamber IOL, however, requires a separate consideration. Dysphotopsia can develop practically in any eye with the IOL after cataract surgery and in some cases can affect postoperative vision, which hinders the patient from resuming working life as usual. Clear systemic guidelines for preventing postoperative dysphotopsia are still to be developed.


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Bryn M, Dmytriev S. Positive and negative dysphotopsias in patients with the posterior chamber intraocular lens implanted after cataract surgery. J.ophthalmol. (Ukraine) [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 27 [cited 2024 Mar. 5];(6):59-65. Available from: https://ua.ozhurnal.com/index.php/files/article/view/73