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Vitrectomy and Lentectomy in FEVR

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Vitrectomy and Lentectomy in FEVR

DOI: 10.3207/2499854152

The goal of treatment of such advances stages of FEVR is to get to the abnormal peripheral retinal vessels and coagulate them. On the way lensectomy and vitrectomy are necessary. The vitreous consists for typical multiple onion-like layers of veils, that are rather stiff, but not very tractional and grow out of the retina. They cannot be completely detached but only trimmed back.

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Author: Bernd Kirchhof
Submitted: 30/07/2009
Published: 14/08/2009
Views: 3697

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