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Title: Light-induced maculopathy
Authors: Schoolmeesters, B ×
Rosselle, I
Leys, A
Missotten, Luc #
Issue Date: Jan-1997
Series Title: Bulletin de la Société belge d'ophtalmologie vol:259 pages:115-22
Abstract: In this retrospective study of fluorescein angiograms performed between 1991 and 1995, we retrieved 17 eyes (15 patients) with light-induced maculopathy after a cataract extraction and lens implantation. Sixteen eyes underwent non-complicated procedures; 12 extracapsular cataract extractions and 4 phaco-emulsifications. One phaco-emulsification was complicated by a posterior capsular rupture and required an anterior vitrectomy. In 11 eyes the maculopathy was an incidential finding and the lesions were paracentral. In 6 eyes the phototoxic scar was central and the cause of a central scotoma with metamorphopsia.
ISSN: 0081-0746
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Ophthalmology
Alumni, Faculty of Medicine
× corresponding author
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