Pneumatic Retinopexy for Retinal Detachment | Retina Specialist, Fairfax, VA

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Retinal Detachment
Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment with Retinal Tears or Holes

Retinal Tears are Located in the Anterior Retina (Grey Ring)

Pneumatic retinopexy is another method to fix a retinal detachment and is an alternative method to a scleral buckle and/or vitrectomy.

Pneumatic retinopexy was popularized in the 1980′s and has the advantage of being performed in the office.  It is not performed in the operating room as compared to a scleral buckle or vitre (Read more...)

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