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December 1968

Uveitis: IV. Peripheral Uveitis: The Complication of Retinal Detachment

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Retina Research, Retina Foundation, Institute of Biological and Medical Sciences, and the Retina Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;80(6):747-753. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.00980050749013

Peripheral uveitis may cause either secondary or rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. In this paper four types of peripheral uveitis are described as well as the rhegmatogenous retinal detachments which may complicate each type. Treatment principles are discussed and the results tabulated.