Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1973;14(1):56-59.
Published online January 1, 1973.
Vitreous Loss in Cataract Surgery.
Chung Whan Kim
Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.
심포지움 : 백내장의 수술 ; 백내장수술과 초자체일실 (硝子體逸失)
김정환 ( Jung Whan Kim )
Abstract
Although there have recently been much advances in cataract surgery including cryoextraction, vitreous loss still remains as one of the major complications of cataract surgery and there is no completely effective method for its prevention and management. It is important to explain before surgery to the patient that such complications as vitreous loss and so on are occasionally inevitable. All methods which may be helpful to the prevention of vitreous loss should be undertaken before and during surgery. It is believed that vitreous aspiration with vitrectomy has been the preferred technique for the management of vitreous loss.


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