Phacoemulsification in previously vitrectomized patients: an analysis of the surgical results in 100 eyes as well as the factors contributing to the cataract formation.

@article{PardoMunoz2006PhacoemulsificationIP,
  title={Phacoemulsification in previously vitrectomized patients: an analysis of the surgical results in 100 eyes as well as the factors contributing to the cataract formation.},
  author={A Pardo-Munoz and Aurora Muriel-Herrero and V{\'i}ctor Abraira and Alfonso Muriel and Francisco Jos{\'e} Mu{\~n}oz-Negrete and Juan Murube},
  journal={European journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={52-9}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of phacoemulsification with clear corneal incision in previously vitrectomized patients as well as factors affecting the development time and type of cataract occurring after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV). METHODS The authors conducted a prospective study of 100 consecutive eyes of patients who developed a cataract after PPV. Three groups were established based on the underlying vitreoretinal pathology. The main outcome measurements were… CONTINUE READING