Visual Loss in a Prone-Positioned Spine Surgery Patient with the Head on a Foam Headrest and Goggles Covering the Eyes: An Old Complication with a New Mechanism

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A patient developed central retinal artery occlusion during surgery in the prone position with eye protectors placed over his eyes. We discuss the potential hazards of using such a device (the Dupaco Opti-Gard) in this setting.

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