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Scleral pockets and lyophilized sclera in retinal detachments.

Authors
  • François, J
  • Verbraeken, H
  • Hanssens, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1979
Volume
179
Issue
3
Pages
153–157
Identifiers
PMID: 548851
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

For our buckling operations in retinal detachment, we prefer lyophilized sclera because it is well tolerated without tissue reaction, and very easy to handle. Its inertness is demonstrated by histopathological examination of sclera fragments taken during reoperations.

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