email from Karin Ludwig, MD, Bausch and Lomb
Dear Dr. Holtz,
Thank you very much for taking your time today and discussing your report regarding a patient with bilateral implantation of the Akreos AO60 and occurrence of lens tilting and posterior vaulting 2 months postoperatively. According to B+L’s global product safety surveillance database these are rare reports with the Akreos AO60 IOL. Predisposing risk factors for capsule contraction syndrome such as pseudoexfoliation, retinitis pigmentosa, uveitis, or diabetes mellitus have been described in the literature but cannot always be identified.
Please let me know if you have any additional questions.
With best regards,
Karin Ludwig, MD
Bausch + Lomb Surgical