April 28, 2009

Retinal Tears and Retinal Detachments

Scleral buckles are being replaced by vitrectomy for repair of retinal detachments.
November 19, 2009

The Cornea and How We See

The cornea is an important structure in the front of the eye. The majority of the focusing power of the eye resides in this tissue. Despite proper focusing, vision is impaired if retinal disease is present.
April 14, 2010

Scleral Buckle Surgery for Retinal Detachment

Scleral buckle surgery has been instrumental for fixing retinal detachments for over 75 years. To me, this means the surgery inherently "fixes" the problem of retinal detachments.
April 16, 2010

Vitrectomy Surgery for Retinal Detachments

Vitrectomy is a common surgery performed by retinal surgeons. It may be used effectively for retinal detachment surgery, too.