Vitrectomy in children.


A series of 24 consecutive pars plana posterior vitrectomies in children is reported. The postoperative visual acuities improved in 59%, were unchanged in 23%, and worsened in 28%. Trauma was the most common predisposing etiologic factor to vitrectomy and accounted for 59% of cases. Boys in the series outnumbered girls by a ratio of nearly 3:1, a factor… (More)


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@article{Brown1983VitrectomyIC, title={Vitrectomy in children.}, author={G. C. Brown and William S. Tasman and William E. Benson}, journal={Ophthalmic surgery}, year={1983}, volume={14 12}, pages={1017-20} }