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Surgical Technique
December 2013

Subretinal Pneumatic Displacement of Subretinal Hemorrhage

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(12):1632-1635. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5464

Massive submacular hemorrhage can cause disastrous visual complications. Prompt displacement away from the fovea is desirable in some patients. We describe a novel surgical technique involving subretinal air as a therapeutic adjuvant for massive submacular hemorrhage displacement.