Nd:YAG vitreolysis and pars plana vitrectomy: surgical treatment for vitreous floaters

@article{Delaney2002NdYAGVA,
  title={Nd:YAG vitreolysis and pars plana vitrectomy: surgical treatment for vitreous floaters},
  author={Yvonne M. Delaney and Adewale Olaotan Oyinloye and Larry Benjamin},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={21-26}
}
Purpose of study To determine the efficacy of Nd:YAG vitreolysis and pars plana vitrectomy in the treatment of vitreous floaters.Methods This is a single centre retrospective study of 31 patients (42 eyes) who underwent 54 procedures, Nd:YAG vitreolysis or pars plana vitrectomy, for the treatment of vitreous floaters between January 1992 and December 2000. Main outcome measures were percentage symptomatic improvement following treatment and incidence of post-operative complications. Statistical… 

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