Incidence and management of cataract after retinal detachment repair with silicone oil in immune compromised patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis.

@article{Tanna2003IncidenceAM,
  title={Incidence and management of cataract after retinal detachment repair with silicone oil in immune compromised patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis.},
  author={Angelo P Tanna and John H Kempen and James P. Dunn and Julia A. Haller and Douglas A. Jabs},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={136 6},
  pages={1009-15}
}
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of and risk factors for cataract and to describe the visual outcomes of cataract surgery in eyes with cytomegalovirus-related retinal detachments repaired with silicone oil. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. METHODS A prospectively generated database of all patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis examined at a single tertiary care institution was used to identify all cases of retinal detachment between October 1983 and August 1997. Data on retinal… CONTINUE READING

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