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Vitrectomy treatment of retinal detachments related to choroidal coloboma involving the disk.

Authors
  • Wei, Yong
  • Li, Yu
  • Chen, Fenghua
Type
Published Article
Journal
Retina
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2014
Volume
34
Issue
6
Pages
1091–1095
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000000088
PMID: 24509488
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

For these retinal detachment eyes with choroidal coloboma involving the disk, complete vitrectomy, incising the entire intercalary membrane along the margin of the coloboma and displacing part of the macular retina to healthy RPE, treating the entire margin of the RPE surrounding the coloboma with diode laser provides an effective treatment for this complicated type of retinal detachment with good long-term anatomical outcome.

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