Giant retinal tear as a complication of attempted removal of intravitreal lens fragments during cataract surgery.

@article{Aaberg1997GiantRT,
  title={Giant retinal tear as a complication of attempted removal of intravitreal lens fragments during cataract surgery.},
  author={Thomas M. Aaberg and Patrick E. Rubsamen and Harry W. Flynn and Stanley Chang and William F. Mieler and William E. Smiddy},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1997},
  volume={124 2},
  pages={
          222-6
        }
}
PURPOSE To report giant retinal tear and retinal detachment as a complication of attempted removal of intravitreal lens fragments at the time of cataract surgery and to evaluate the anatomic and visual acuity outcomes of pars plana vitrectomy and retinal reattachment surgery. METHODS Retrospectively, 10 patients with giant retinal tear, retinal detachment, and intravitreal lens fragments in 10 eyes were reviewed. RESULTS In 10 eyes, retrieval of intravitreal lens fragments using the limbal… CONTINUE READING

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