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Reminder of important clinical lesson
Visual loss following sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  1. James Chiung Yoong Leong,
  2. Nicholas Robert Johnston
  1. Eye Department, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
  1. Correspondence to Nicholas Robert Johnston, nic_johnston{at}


The authors report the case of a 66-year-old lady referred to the acute eye clinic with left homonymous hemianopia following sclerotherapy for left lower limb varicose veins and review the literature on sclerotherapy-induced visual loss.

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