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Delayed manifestation of bilateral scleral thinning after I-BRITE(®) procedure and review of literature for cosmetic eye-whitening procedures.

Authors
  • Moshirfar, Majid
  • McCaughey, Michael V
  • Fenzl, Carlton R
  • Santiago-Caban, Luis
  • Kramer, Gregory D
  • Mamalis, Nick
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
9
Pages
445–451
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2147/OPTH.S78390
PMID: 25784790
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Cosmetic ocular whitening procedures have an attendant high complication rate, and have been associated with several adverse postoperative complications, which have in turn generated several reservations regarding the veritable benefit of the procedure. Many postsurgical complications may demonstrate delayed apparition, varying from several months to several years after primary surgical intervention as in the case reported here.

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