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Light damage in detached retina.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1985489     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We injected homologous fibroblasts over the retinal vascular wing in five rabbits to induce a tractional retinal detachment. Eleven days later, a focal area of detachment was exposed to 30 minutes of visible light by an intraocular fiberoptic probe. Histologic damage to the detached retina exposed to light was demonstrated. The outer retina was affected most severely.
J D Zilis; R Machemer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  111     ISSN:  0002-9394     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1991 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-02-04     Completed Date:  1991-02-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370500     Medline TA:  Am J Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-50     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Devers Eye Institute, Portland, Oregon.
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MeSH Terms
Fibroblasts / transplantation
Light / adverse effects*
Retina / pathology,  radiation effects*
Retinal Detachment* / pathology
Grant Support
F32 EY06046-01/EY/NEI NIH HHS

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