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August 1981

Subretinal LensAn Unusual Complication of Pars Plana Lensectomy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, The Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. Dr Katzen is now in private practice in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(8):1396-1397. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930020270011

• A lens nucleus dislocated through a retinal dialysis into the subretinal space was managed by successful reattachment of the retina over the lens. Subsequent slow resorption of the lens material resulted in good visual acuity.