Visual acuity outcomes with and without surgery in patients with persistent fetal vasculature.

@article{Alexandrakis2000VisualAO,
  title={Visual acuity outcomes with and without surgery in patients with persistent fetal vasculature.},
  author={George Alexandrakis and Ingrid U. Scott and Harry W. Flynn and Timothy Garrett Murray and William J Feuer},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2000},
  volume={107 6},
  pages={1068-72}
}
PURPOSE To investigate visual acuity outcomes in patients with persistent fetal vasculature (PFV) left untreated or treated with vitreoretinal surgical techniques and to investigate clinical features associated with prognosis. DESIGN Retrospective, noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS All patients with PFV examined at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute from January 1, 1983 through December 31, 1998. INTERVENTION All patients in the study had unilateral PFV. Of 42 PFV patients identified… CONTINUE READING