To describe a case of sudden and permanent visual loss from VMT caused by posterior capsular rupture after complicated cataract surgery.
Ophthalmos Eye Research & Therapeutic Institute S.A. 13 A. Metaxa Avenue GR-16675 Glyfada, Greece
Interventional case report
The patient presented with a history of complicated cataract surgery with VMT evident on OCT and vision of Counting Fingers (CF). Two months post-surgery there was spontaneous resolution of the VMT but visual acuity did not improve beyond 6/60 with established macular atrophy 6 months after surgery.
VMT has been recognised as a potential cause of temporary vision loss after uncomplicated cataract surgery, but has not previously been reported as a cause of permanent vision loss after complicated cataract surgery.
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