- Recommendation ID
Evidence on the safety and efficacy of artificial iris implant insertion for congenital aniridia is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research. Find out what only in research means on the NICE website.
- Any explanatory notes
Research could include the use of observational data from cohort studies or high-quality case series. Studies should report details of patient selection and the type of implant used. Outcomes should include quality of life and other patient-reported outcomes.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Artificial iris insertion for congenital aniridia
- Date issued
- July 2020
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||Yes|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|