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Long Term Diabetic Retinopathy Vitrectomy Results: 10 Years Follow-Up

  • George W. Blankenship
  • Robert Machemer
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 2)

Abstract

Since the development of pars plana vitrectomy (1) this procedure has become the standard from of treatment for dense non-clearing vitreous hemorrhages, and traction retinal detachments involving the macula caused by diabetic retinopathy. This report concerns the visual and anatomical results 10 years following vitrectomy for diabetic retinopathy.

Keywords

Visual Acuity Diabetic Retinopathy Cataract Surgery Open Angle Glaucoma Vitreous Cavity 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • George W. Blankenship
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert Machemer
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.The Bascom Palmer EyeInstitute University of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Duke University Eye CenterDuke University School of MedicineDurhamUSA

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