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

Bechtel, Bryan
May 2009
Ocular Surgery News;5/25/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p17
Academic Journal
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.


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