Hayreh SS, Rojas P, Podhajsky P, Montague P, Woolson HF: Ocular neovascularization with retinal vascular occlusion - III. The most critical thing to remember in systemic corticosteroid therapy for macular enema is that it does not work in every patient. Neovascularization is rare. The cryopexy procedure takes the opposite approach and freezes the area surrounding the hole. In our studies on pan retinal photo coagulation, we saw some eyes develop fulminant neovascular glaucoma in spite of early and extensive pan retinal photo coagulation of up to about 3,500 burns and finally become totally blind

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Retinal.etachment is rare. Medline . If new blood vessels do start to grow then sometimes they can be treated. Flashes are tiny flashes of light that appear in the peripheral vision. The individual may recover completely without any intervention, or may experience permanent to partial vision loss. When evaluating the validity of claims of improved visual acuity in any study in the literature, one has to be aware of the possibility that apparent “improvement” in visual acuity can simply be the result of multiple artefacts in visual acuity testing which is often done by technicians. Arch Ophthalmol

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