Vitrectomy Timing for Retained Lens Fragments After Surgery for Age-Related Cataracts: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
American Journal of Ophthalmology, 06/20/2011
Evidence Based Medicine
Vanner EA et al. – This systematic review and meta–analysis found significantly better outcomes (visual acuity, retinal detachment, increased intraocular pressure, intraocular infection/inflammation) with earlier vitrectomy for retained lens fragments. Reduced vitrectomy delays may yield better patient outcomes.