TITLE

Modified 360° retinopexy may avert retinal detachment in high-risk eyes

AUTHOR(S)
Bechtel, Bryan
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;5/25/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the effects of using modified 360 degree retinopexy on patients with eye defects. It references a study by R.E. Morris, J.L. Shere and C.D. Witherspoon, et al, published in the 2009 issue of the "Journal of Cataract Refractive Surgery." It states that creating a second ora during vitrectomy for retained cataract fragments may reduce the need for additional surgical intervention and that the use of modified 360 degree retinopexy may avert retinal detachment in high-risk eyes.
ACCESSION #
39247021

 

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