• Combined lensectomy-vitrectomy was performed on 13 patients (15 eyes) with complicated cataracts from uveitis. Preoperative visual acuities were 20/200 or less for at least one year. The postoperative follow-up period averaged 10.5 months with visual acuities of 20/25 or better in eight eyes, 20/70 in two eyes, and 20/100 to 20/400 in five eyes. The primary cause of decreased vision postoperatively was cystoid macular edema with frequently associated optic disc edema.
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