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Iris prolapse repair


The iris of the eye can prolapse after surgery or due to severe trauma. Specifically, when the tissue of the iris is found outside of the wound, then it can be said that the iris has prolapsed. This is a serious condition and there should be a prompt response of the same. Prompt surgical intervention is necessary when the conjunctival coverage is not present or is in the presence of complications. The primary goal of Iris prolapse repair is to restore the anatomical integrity of the eye, visual restoration is only a secondary goal.