Ocular complications after therapeutic irradiation.

  title={Ocular complications after therapeutic irradiation.},
  author={P. A. Macfaul and M A Bedford},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={54 4},
At one time radiotherapy had a sinister reputation amongst ophthalmologists because of the frequent and often disastrous sequelae of ocular irradiation; cataract was common, the eyelids and the eye-ball sometimes underwent necrosis, and very occasionally malignant changes developed in irradiated tissues. Over the years increasing knowledge of the effects of radiation, refinements in techniques and dosage, and the development of protective devices associated with increasing liaison between eye… CONTINUE READING


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