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September 1967

Intrascleral Hematoma: An Unusual Complication of Retinal Detachment Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Retina Foundation, Department of Retina Research, and the Retina Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;78(3):282-283. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980030284004

A case of intrascleral hematoma following a scleral buckling operation with an encircling element is reported. The hematoma apparently acted as a hyperosmotic pool with resultant scleral distention and recurring episodes of pain.

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