Vitrectomy alone for the management of uncomplicated recurrent retinal detachments.

@article{Friedman1995VitrectomyAF,
  title={Vitrectomy alone for the management of uncomplicated recurrent retinal detachments.},
  author={Eric S Friedman and Donald J. D'amico},
  journal={Retina},
  year={1995},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={469-74}
}
BACKGROUND The role of vitrectomy for the treatment of uncomplicated recurrent retinal detachments has not been defined clearly. The authors report their experience with vitrectomy alone for the management of such cases. METHODS Pars plana vitrectomy with internal subretinal fluid drainage and long-term tamponade was performed on nine patients with uncomplicated recurrent retinal detachments after primary scleral buckling surgery. The duration of follow-up was a minimum of 6 months (mean, 39… CONTINUE READING