Risk factors for retinal detachment following cataract surgery

  title={Risk factors for retinal detachment following cataract surgery},
  author={S. Haug and R. Bhisitkul},
  journal={Current Opinion in Ophthalmology},
  • S. Haug, R. Bhisitkul
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Ophthalmology
  • Purpose of review To review and evaluate the current literature on the incidence and risk factors for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) following cataract surgery. Recent findings RRD is a serious complication of cataract surgery that can occur in the early or late postoperative periods. Identifying factors that increase the risk of pseudophakic retinal detachment can aid in management. Recent studies support long established risk factors for retinal detachment including intraoperative… CONTINUE READING
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