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May 1979

Pars Plana Surgical Approach for Various Anterior Segment Problems

Author Affiliations

From the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami (Drs Treister and Machemer) and the Veterans Administration Hospital, Miami (Dr Machemer). Dr Treister is now with the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel. Dr Machemer is now with the Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(5):909-911. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020010467016

• Various anterior segment problems can be approached through the pars plana and treated with instrumentation that has been developed for vitreous surgery. Two cases of aphakic bullous keratopathy due to vitreous touch and three cases of subluxated lenses were successfully treated. Of two cases of advanced, persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous, one showed a successful result.

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