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Comment & Response
February 2016

Is Saturday Night Retinopathy Being Reported More Frequently?

Author Affiliations
  • 1Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016;134(2):238. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.4819

To the Editor We read the article titled “Self-induced Orbital Compression Injury: Saturday Night Retinopathy” by Williams et al1 with great interest. The authors describe a case of orbital compression and ophthalmic ischemia secondary to prolonged prone positioning following heavy drinking and drug use. The authors report that their case is the second published in the literature after the original one described by Jayam et al2 in 1974.

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