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38 year old male complaining of "seeing spots" OS
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 1997
Volume 3, Number 22
June 25, 1997
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Daniel Roth, MD | Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Treatment Plan: Implantation of Ganciclovir intraocular implant
Surgical Approach for implanting ganciclovir implant:
1) Pars Plana incision inferotemporally
2) 0.5 ml of vitreous removed
3) Implant placed through wound and sutured to sclera
4) Wound closed and IOP restored

- Received Ganciclovir intraocular implant
- Nasal periphery developed small retinal tear with localized subretinal fluid
- Retinal tear treated with cryotherapy with resolution of fluid
- Final visual acuity 20/30 OS