Unanticipated vision loss after pars plana vitrectomy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Although advances in vitreoretinal surgical techniques and technology have helped to minimize the risks associated with surgical manipulation of the retina, retinal pigment epithelium, and optic nerve, unanticipated or unexplained visual loss still occurs. We review causes of vision loss encountered after pars plana vitrectomy, including retinal toxicities, vascular events, and optic neuropathies, and we suggest strategies to limit or prevent them.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jain, N; McCuen, BW; Mruthyunjaya, P

Published Date

  • 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 57 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 91 - 104

PubMed ID

  • 22337337

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-3304

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.survophthal.2011.09.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States