scleral buckle

April 28, 2009

Retinal Tears and Retinal Detachments

Scleral buckles are being replaced by vitrectomy for repair of retinal detachments.
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.
October 7, 2010

Decreased Vision Following Retinal Detachment

Loss of vision may occur after successful retinal detachment surgery. Causes include a change in refraction (strength of glasses), cataract, retinal disease or recurrent detachment.
January 21, 2011

Double Vision After Retinal Detachment Surgery

True double vision after retinal detachment surgery can happen, but is uncommon. Usually large changes in prescription are the culprit.