Surgical management for persistent pupillary membrane with vitreous scissors.

K. H. Lim, Y. S. Yu

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Abstract

Persistent pupillary membranes are common congenital disorders. To reduce the surgical complications, we used vitreous scissors instead of conventionally used Vannas scissors to remove the membrane and reviewed the surgical results. Five eyes of 4 children with persistent pupillary membrane were treated by surgery. Through the 1.5 mm limbal incision, the membrane was removed by using vitreous scissors after intracameral sodium hyaluronate. After 22.6 months follow-up, all pupils of operated eyes were round and no complications associated with the surgery were found. Three eyes showed improved visual acuities after the operation. We suggest that the surgery with vitreous scissors is better than with Vannas scissors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124-126
Number of pages3
JournalKorean journal of ophthalmology : KJO
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1996

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