The Lincoff temporary balloon buckle.

  title={The Lincoff temporary balloon buckle.},
  author={L H Schoch and R. Joseph Olk and N P Arribas and Edward Okun and G P Johnston and Isaac Boniuk and R F Escoffery and Mark Gilbert Grand},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={101 6},
The Lincoff temporary balloon buckle is an equally effective alternative to more conventional techniques in the management of selected retinal detachments. We used this technique in the management of 45 selected primary retinal detachments operated on since Nov. 22, 1980. Initial complete retinal flattening was achieved in 42 eyes (93%). Two of the three eyes that initially did not show complete flattening ultimately went on to do well without further surgery. Redetachment occurred in three of… CONTINUE READING