Extracapsular lens extraction with posterior chamber lens implantation and vitrectomy for diabetic proliferative retinopathy in one operation

Bull Soc Belge Ophtalmol. 1994;254:49-53.


Vitreous surgery is often necessary to treat proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Sometimes cataract-extraction is indicated. A series of 37 eyes with ECCE, PC-IOL and vitrectomy in one operation is reviewed.

MeSH terms

  • Cataract Extraction / methods*
  • Diabetic Retinopathy / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Lenses, Intraocular*
  • Retinal Diseases / surgery
  • Vitrectomy / methods*