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NEW ORLEANS — Removal of silicone oil was one of the key elements for defining success in repeat vitrectomy following failure of surgery for proliferative vitreoretinopathy, according to a speaker.
In a retrospective case series of 51 eyes of 50 patients who underwent repeat vitrectomy by a single surgeon after failure of vitrectomy for PVR, Gary W. Abrams, MD, and colleagues deemed repeat vitrectomy to be successful in about one-third of eyes.
“An attached retina and even good visual acuity do not adequately describe success,” Abrams said at Retina Subspecialty Day preceding
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Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...