There are several ways to fix retinal detachments. The most popular operations include vitrectomy and scleral buckle. These two procedures may be used singly, or in combination.
Nowadays, most retina specialists choose to repair retinal detachments using vitrectomy (and gas) alone. While the scleral buckle has been around for several generations, I rarely use it alone to fix a retinal detachment.
Most often I use just vitrectomy, but when do I (Read more...)