Retinal Detachments

December 14, 2011

Retinal Tears and Vitreous Hemorrhage

A tear in the retina may cause a vitreous hemorrhage. A retinal tear can be treated with laser, but when too much blood obscures the retina, what to do?
December 20, 2011

Silicone Oil for Retinal Detachments

Silicone oil is often used to repair recurrent and complicated retinal detachments. Intraocular gas is often used primarily, but silicone oil is often very useful.
March 28, 2012

Regular Examination for Retinal Detachments

Routine examination for retinal detachments are usually not worthwhile...even if you had a previous detachment, but if you have symptoms....
July 18, 2012

When a Retinal Detachment Becomes an Emergency

There are only 2 emergency situations faced by a retinal surgeon. Not all retinal detachments are emergencies...most are not.