• Blindness following elective cosmetic surgery can be a devastating complication, for the patient as well as the surgeon. A case of unilateral blindness secondary to central retinal artery occlusion following an open septorhinoplasty is presented. Possible causes of blindness following rhinoplasty and steps to prevent this complication are addressed.
(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1987;113:768-769)
Cheney ML, Blair PA. Blindness as a Complication of Rhinoplasty. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1987;113(7):768–769. doi:10.1001/archotol.1987.01860070082022
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