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    The Dead Bag Syndrome

    Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery
    Cataract/Anterior Segment

    This video, which won the 2022 Michael Blumenthal Award from the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, provides images and findings related to "dead bag syndrome." Clinical and surgical features of dead bag syndrome include no signs of zonular instability noted during IOL implantation but floppy and diaphanous capsular bag seen postoperatively, and initial subluxation of the IOL inside the bag (even when the bag itself appears centered). 

    Financial Disclosures:

    Dr. Liliana Werner discloses financial relationships with Adaptilens, Carl Zeiss Meditec, iota, LensGen, Lhotse Medical, Long Bridge Medical, Ocumetrics, Perfect Lens, Shifamed/Atia, Spyglass Pharma, Stabilens, W.L. Gore & Associates (Grant Support), Alcon Laboratories, Bausch + Lomb, and Hoya Corporation (Consultant/Advisor, Grant Support).

    Dr. Jason Jones discloses financial relationships with Glaukos Corporation, Spyglass (Grant Support), Ivantis, Johnson & Johnson (Consultant/Advisor, Grant Support, Lecture Fees/Speakers Bureau), Perfect Lens (Consultant), and Slack (Lecture Fees/Speakers Bureau).

    Dr. Nicole Fram discloses financial relationships with Alcon Laboratories, Alderya, Aurion Biotechnology, Centricity Vision, RxSight, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals (Consultant/Advisor), Ocular Therapeutix (Grant Support), Beaver-Vistec International, Glaukos Corporation, MicroSurgical Technology (Lecture Fees/Speakers Bureau), Johnson & Johnson Vision (Consultant/Advisor, Lecture Fees/Speakers Bureau), Carl Zeiss Meditec (Consultant/Advisor, Grant Support, Lecture Fees/Speakers Bureau), Ocular Science, and Orasis Pharmaceuticals (Consultant/Advisor, Stock Options- Public or Private Corp).

    Dr. Gregory Ogawa discloses financial relationships with Vision Quest Biomedical (Stock Options- Public or Private Corp) and W.L. Gore & Associates (Consultant/Advisor).

    Dr. Samuel Masket discloses financial relationships with Alcon Laboratories, CAPSULaser, Ocular Therapeutix (Consultant/Advisor), Morcher (Patents/Royalty), and Haag Streit USA (Consultant/Advisor, Patents/Royalty).

    Dr. Nick Mamalis discloses financial relationships with Adaptilens, Alcon Laboratories, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Cristalens Industrie, Hoya Corporation, iota, Long Bridge Medical, Ocumetrics, Rayner Intraocular Lenses, Spyglass, stabilens (Grant Support), Atia Vision, and Perfect Lens (Consultant/Advisor, Grant Support).