scleral buckle surgery

Temporary scleral buckling offers advantages for retinal detachmentTemporary scleral buckling performed with a removable external device provides the benefits of scleral buckling while addressing its downsides as surgery for a detached retina.
Scleral buckle technique using PPV, laser photocoagulation
Scleral buckle technique using PPV, laser photocoagulationScleral buckles and vitrectomy are the two main procedures used today to treat retinal detachments, with many surgeons performing a combination of the two.
Pars plana vitrectomy makes paradigm shift for retinal surgery in EuropeEuropean retinal surgeons have been shifting to the use of pars plana vitrectomy for the repair of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, but scleral buckle surgery is still a viable choice in young and uncomplicated cases.
Survey: More retinal surgeons using primary vitrectomy, microincisional technologySurveys examining retinal surgeon-practice patterns for retinal detachment show preferences differ regionally.