[Sudden visual loss following silicone oil removal: three patients treated for giant retinal tear].

@article{Michel2009SuddenVL,
  title={[Sudden visual loss following silicone oil removal: three patients treated for giant retinal tear].},
  author={Guillaume Michel and Laura E. Meyer and O Naoun},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={104-11}
}
INTRODUCTION We report three cases of sudden visual loss after removal of silicone oil in patients treated for retinal detachment with giant retinal tear. PATIENTS AND METHODS Three patients were operated for retinal detachment associated with giant retinal tear. We performed vitrectomy and silicone oil tamponade. Silicone oil was removed a few months later with no complications. RESULTS All three patients complained of sudden visual loss immediately after removal of silicone oil. Clinical… CONTINUE READING

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