The Cornea and Vitreous Surgery

  • Severino Fruscella
  • Piero Ducoli
  • Giustino Boccassini
Conference paper
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 2)


The most common problems involving the cornea in vitreous surgery during the operation and the post-operative period will not be taken into account, but instead we will be dealing with particular and less frequent pathological conditions concerning the cornea during vitrectomy. Sometimes, these pathological situations may go beyond the specific field of the posterior segment, and therefore require the collaboration of a corneal surgeon. In other cases, the resolution of the pathology of the posterior segment may facilitate a probable surgery of the anterior segment.


Anterior Chamber Corneal Endothelium Corneal Opacity Corneal Edema Vitreous Surgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Severino Fruscella
    • 1
  • Piero Ducoli
    • 1
  • Giustino Boccassini
    • 2
  1. 1.Fondazione Oftalmologica ‘G.B. Bietti’RomaItaly
  2. 2.Divisione OculisticaC.T.O.RomaItaly

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