Intraocular lens in a fighter aircraft pilot

Anat Loewenstein, Orna Geyer, Yoram Biger, Rivka Bracha, Igal Shochat, Moshe Lazar

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A pseudophakic pilot of the Israeli air force flying an F-15 (Eagle) aircraft was followed up for three years. He experienced about 100 flying hours, 5% of the time under high g stress. The intraocular lens did not dislocate and no complications were observed. It seems that flying high performance fighter aircraft is not contraindicated in pseudophakic pilots.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)752
Number of pages1
JournalBritish Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


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