Specular microscopy in pars plana vitrectomy.

  title={Specular microscopy in pars plana vitrectomy.},
  author={Kenneth R Diddie and David J. Schanzlin},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={101 3},
A prospective study of endothelial cell loss following pars plana vitrectomy and pars plana vitrectomy with lensectomy was performed in 21 eyes. Fifteen diabetic patients had either vitrectomy alone or vitrectomy with lensectomy. Six nondiabetic eyes were also included in this study. The average cell loss was between 2.3% and 3.9% in all cases. This difference was not statistically significant from the preoperative measurements of endothelial cell counts. These data suggest that pars plana… CONTINUE READING

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