Vitrectomy in Terson's syndrome

John G. Clarkson, H. W. Flynn, M. J. Daily

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Five patients with nonclearing vitreous hemorrhage associated with subarachnoid or subdural hemorrhages (Terson's syndrome) underwent pars plana vitrectomy. All six eyes of the five patients had postoperatively improved visual acuity and visual function. We recommended treating this rare syndrome with vitrectomy after careful preoperative ophthalmologic examination and a minimum observation period of six months to one year.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)549-552
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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