Retinal detachment repair

Alternative Names

Scleral buckling; Vitrectomy; Pneumatic retinopexy; Laser retinopexy

Definition of Retinal detachment repair

Retinal detachment repair is eye surgery to place a detached retina back into its normal position.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/12/2010

Detached retina
Retinal detachment repair - series

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