Vitreous surgery for retinal detachment associated with choroidal coloboma.

@article{Mcdonald1991VitreousSF,
  title={Vitreous surgery for retinal detachment associated with choroidal coloboma.},
  author={H. Richard Mcdonald and H Ziska Lewis and Glenn D. Brown and Jack O. Sipperley},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1991},
  volume={109 10},
  pages={
          1399-402
        }
}
  • H. Richard Mcdonald, H Ziska Lewis, +1 author Jack O. Sipperley
  • Published in Archives of ophthalmology 1991
  • Medicine
  • We report the results of vitreous surgery in seven eyes with retinal detachments caused by retinal breaks at the margin of, or within, a choroidal coloboma. All seven eyes (100%) were reattached; visual acuities in five (71%) of the seven eyes improved from preoperative levels. Vitrectomy was combined with air-fluid exchange and endodrainage through preexisting retinal breaks or planned retinotomies in all but one of the cases. Part or all of the rim of the choroidal coloboma in six eyes… CONTINUE READING

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