Rubeosis iridis: preoperative iris fluorescein angiography and periocular steroids.

@article{Ehrenberg1984RubeosisIP,
  title={Rubeosis iridis: preoperative iris fluorescein angiography and periocular steroids.},
  author={Martin Ehrenberg and Brooks W. McCuen and Reinhardt H. Schindler and Robert Machemer},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1984},
  volume={91 4},
  pages={
          321-5
        }
}
To study the risk of developing rubeosis iridis following vitrectomy, the use of preoperative iris fluorescein angiography was prospectively investigated on patients with diabetes mellitus, without any clinically detectable iris or angle neovascularization. With increasing severity of fluorescein leakage, the risk of iris neovascularization with or without glaucoma, six months after vitreous surgery, is significantly increased. It was also determined whether postoperative steroid therapy… CONTINUE READING
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