Fifteen-year trends in indications for enucleation from a tertiary care center in South India

Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 05/10/2012

Intraocular tumors were the commonest indications for enucleation in the patient population despite the availability of globe–conserving treatments such as chemotherapy and radioactive plaques. The authors observed increasing trends in the proportion of enucleations due to retinoblastoma and reduction of enucleations secondary to trauma, chronic uveitis, and glaucoma.

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