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What types of surgery can correct a detached retina?

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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: Outpatient Surgery

A retinal detachment can be repaired two ways.
First, via an in-office procedure called a pneumatic retinopexy, and second, a more involved outpatient surgery employing a vitrectomy and/or scleral buckle. The first type is suited for a certain type of detachment that can be repaired with laser or a freezing treatment, and a gas bubble injection, whereas the second type is done in the operating room.

In brief: Outpatient Surgery

A retinal detachment can be repaired two ways.
First, via an in-office procedure called a pneumatic retinopexy, and second, a more involved outpatient surgery employing a vitrectomy and/or scleral buckle. The first type is suited for a certain type of detachment that can be repaired with laser or a freezing treatment, and a gas bubble injection, whereas the second type is done in the operating room.
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Treatment Retinal D.

Gas bubble with removal of the vitreous (jelly in the eye), scleral buckle, silicone oil, cryo (freezing), laser can all be used in the treatment of retinal detachment.
One or more of the mentioned techinques may be used.

In brief: Treatment Retinal D.

Gas bubble with removal of the vitreous (jelly in the eye), scleral buckle, silicone oil, cryo (freezing), laser can all be used in the treatment of retinal detachment.
One or more of the mentioned techinques may be used.
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