Pars Plana Surgical Approach for Various Anterior Segment Problems

Giora Treister, Robert Machemer*

*Corresponding author for this work

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)909-911
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Ophthalmology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1979
Externally publishedYes


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