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Irvine, syndrome

Irvine, syndrome

Definition: Swelling of the MACULA after cataract surgery. It is a syndrome consisting of macular oedema (swelling) after intracapsular extraction of the cataract and incarceration of GLASS BODY in the wound.

Hierarchical classification

  • Diseases of the eye
  • Retinopathies
  • Retinal degeneration
  • Macular degeneration
  • Irvine syndrome


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