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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 2801025, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/2801025
Clinical Study

Retrospective Study of Vitreous Tap Technique Using Needle Aspiration for Management of Shallow Anterior Chamber during Phacoemulsification

1Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Kasr Al Ainy Street, Cairo 11562, Egypt
2Dar El Oyoun Hospital, 9 Ghazali Street, Dokki, Giza 12611, Egypt

Correspondence should be addressed to Ashraf Ahmed Nossair

Received 15 November 2016; Revised 23 February 2017; Accepted 6 March 2017; Published 18 May 2017

Academic Editor: Achim Langenbucher

Copyright © 2017 Ashraf Ahmed Nossair et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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