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Complication of Pneumoretinopexy

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No PVD, No Hope

This 6-year-old boy suffered a rupture due to a fall. He underwent vitrectomy only a few weeks after the trauma because he was not referred on time. Even then, the posterior vitreous could not be detached, and PVR duly developed. During the reoperation a 360º retinectomy was performed, but the PVD could still not be accomplished. The retina redetached under silicone oil, with some proliferation centrally. This time the proliferative...

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Retinoschisis RD Without PVD

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Underestimation of Subretinal Bands in PVR Surgery

My mistake: I ignored the subretinal band because the surgery went on smoothly with proper retinal reattachment under heavy liquid. after performing a heavy liquid/ air exchange I observed a pocket of posterior subretinal fluid in the nasal part of the retina at the subretinal band area. I ignored this observation and injected silicone oil with the rationale that this is an isolated pocket of fluid that will be spontaneously absorbed by...

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Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: When You Can’t Find the Tear

Purpose: The purpose of this work is to report the injection of subretinal trypan blue to identify occult retinal breaks during vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) repair. Methods: Case report of a patient with RRD in whom the causative retinal break could not be found during surgery, even after scleral indentation. Trypan blue 0.15% was injected into the peripheral subretinal space using a 39 g cannula after injection...

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Retinal Detachment Associated with Uveal Coloboma

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