Vitreous substitute and tamponade substances for microincision vitreoretinal surgery.

  title={Vitreous substitute and tamponade substances for microincision vitreoretinal surgery.},
  author={Stanislao Rizzo and Francesco Barca},
  journal={Developments in ophthalmology},
UNLABELLED Intraocular tamponades are important tools in vitreoretinal surgery and their introduction has represented a pivotal moment in the management of ophthalmic surgery as they are equipped with a combination of chemical and physical properties that have propelled their surgical use. There are two ophthalmic tamponades, liquid and gas, both of which are currently used in microincision vitreoretinal surgery (MIVS). METHODS Perfluorocarbon liquids (PFCLs) are effective in a wide range of… CONTINUE READING
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