Scleral Buckling for RD

Didier Ducournau

Prelude

 

 

Rationale, Mechanics and Indications

Dehiscence sealing

 

Relaxation of vitreous tractions

 

 Vitreous base relaxation

 

Epiretinal membranes traction forces reversal

 

Associated to scleral shortening

 

Surgical procedure

Localisation

 

Radial or parallel to limbus orientation

 

Localised or circular

 

Indentation : material & design

 

Surgical instruments, indentation width

 

Surgical technique

 

Conclusion