Anterior segment complications related to vitreous substitutes.

  title={Anterior segment complications related to vitreous substitutes.},
  author={Rubin W Kim and Caroline R. Baumal},
  journal={Ophthalmology clinics of North America},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={569-76, vi}
Vitrectomy is the most common surgical technique performed in eyes with vitreoretinal disease. The development and widespread use of vitreous substitutes has revolutionized vitreoretinal surgery and improved anatomic and visual results. The three most common types of vitreous substitutes available in North America include silicone oil, intraocular gas, and perfluorocarbon liquid. Each of these agents has unique properties, allowing completely different roles of the agents in vitreoretinal… CONTINUE READING

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