University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Anterior vitrectomy with membranectomy

Contributor:  Jesse Vislisel, MD and Kenneth Goins, MD

This young patient with history of penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) in the setting of microcornea and juvenile glaucoma developed a dense, secondary, fibrovascular membrane anterior and posterior to his intraocular lens implant.  The membrane was surgically removed using an anterior vitrector and Duet micro-scissors.

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last updated: 02/05/2016
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