[Use of perfluoro-octane liquid in the treatment of giant tears with inversion of the retina: preliminary results].

@article{Mer1990UseOP,
  title={[Use of perfluoro-octane liquid in the treatment of giant tears with inversion of the retina: preliminary results].},
  author={Yannick Le Mer and Jean Haut},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  year={1990},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={247-51}
}
Five consecutive cases of giant tears with retinal inversion were easily and successfully treated using vitrectomy and silicone oil injection after repositioning of the retina with perfluoro-octane. The good initial results show the interest of this technique compared with the incarcerations or with the manipulation of the retina and of the perfluoro-octane… CONTINUE READING