Ophthalmology – MCQ 34 – Contraindication for intraocular lens after cataract surgery

In which of the following uveitic conditions is it contraindicated to put in an intraocular lens after cataract surgery?
A. Fuch’s heterochromic cyclitis
B. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
C. Psoriatic arthritis
D. Reiter’s syndrome

Correct answer : B. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)

There is a high incidence of cataract in those with JRA. But implantation of intraocular lens following cataract surgery is associated with high risk for development of fibrosis, secondary retrolental membranes and lens capture.

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