Risk of non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION) after cataract extraction in the fellow eye of patients with prior unilateral NAION.

@article{Lam2007RiskON,
  title={Risk of non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION) after cataract extraction in the fellow eye of patients with prior unilateral NAION.},
  author={Byron L. Lam and Haneen Jabaly-Habib and Nabih Al-Sheikh and Matthew Pezda and Medhat F. Guirgis and William J Feuer and Timothy James McCulley},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={
          585-7
        }
}
AIM To determine the risk of non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION) after cataract extraction (CE) in the fellow eye of patients with prior unilateral NAION. DESIGN Retrospective, cohort study. METHODS Medical records of patients with NAION evaluated in our institution between 1 January 1986 and 31 December 2001 were reviewed to determine the onset of NAION and the time of CE. Patients were excluded if the date of NAION and CE was unreliable, or if CE in the fellow eye… CONTINUE READING

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