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The Surgical Management of a Dropped Nucleus – A Vitreoretinal Approach

Purpose: To determine the recommendations from VR surgeons regarding the surgical management of a dropped nucleus. Method: A European-wide survey of 77 vitreoretinal-trained ophthalmic surgeons was conducted from 1st March to 31st March 2012. Questions regarding the surgical management of a dropped nucleus were posed. Results: 67.5% of VR surgeons think the anterior segment surgeon should perform an anterior vitrectomy at the time of the...

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Current Opinions in Non VR Surgeons for the Management of a Dropped Nucleus

Purpose: To determine the surgical management of a dropped nucleus in non-VR trained ophthalmic surgeons. Method: A European-wide survey of 123 non-VR trained ophthalmic surgeons was conducted from 1st March to 31st March 2012. Questions regarding the surgical management of a dropped nucleus were posed. Results: 31.7% of surgeons believe vitrectomy surgery should be performed within a week of nucleus drop, 30.9% on the same day, and...

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