Extraocular repeat surgery of retinal detachment. A minimal approach.


BACKGROUND After a failed buckle surgery, the second procedure tends to be a gas injection and the third a vitrectomy. METHODS The failures from two series, consisting of 752 and 500 buckle surgeries, were analyzed for cause, solution, and outcome after repeat surgery with a segmental or encircling buckle. RESULTS The most frequent cause of failure was… (More)