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Is silicone oil optic neuropathy caused by high intraocular pressure alone? A semi-biological model
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    Vitreous buffering capacity as a mechanism for silicone oil optic

    Vitreous buffering capacity as a mechanism for silicone oil optic neuropathy

    Dear editors

    I read with interest the article concerning silicone oil optic neuropathy by Knecht et al in October issue of BJO. In that article they suggest an active transport of silicone oil into the optic nerve as a mechanism for optic neuropathy. [1] I would like to suggest a new mechanism based on buffering capacity...

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