Pneumatic retinopexy. A two-step outpatient operation without conjunctival incision.

@article{Hilton1986PneumaticRA,
  title={Pneumatic retinopexy. A two-step outpatient operation without conjunctival incision.},
  author={G. Hilton and W. Grizzard},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1986},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={
          626-41
        }
}
1,000 consecutive patients operated for retinal detachment were studied prospectively to determine the incidence of complications. Two parts of the operation were responsible for most of the vision-threatening complications: subretinal fluid drainage and the scleral buckle. In an attempt to reduce the complications of retinal detachment surgery, we have utilized a simplified procedure of transconjunctival cryotherapy and intravitreal gas injection with postoperative positioning. This study was… Expand
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