Retinal detachment after cataract extraction and refractive lens exchange in highly myopic patients.

@article{Ravalico2003RetinalDA,
  title={Retinal detachment after cataract extraction and refractive lens exchange in highly myopic patients.},
  author={Giuseppe Ravalico and Cinzia Michieli and Odilla Vattovani and Daniele Tognetto},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={39-44}
}
PURPOSE To assess the refractive effects and incidence of postoperative complications in patients with high myopia after cataract extraction. SETTING University Eye Clinic, Trieste, Italy. METHODS This noncomparative retrospective study comprised all eyes (N = 388) having cataract extraction and implantation of an intraocular lens with a power less than 11.0 diopters (D) between 1986 and 1999. The preoperative and postoperative refractions; preoperative, postoperative, and final best… CONTINUE READING