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International Ophthalmology

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 105–107 | Cite as

Surgical management of retinal detachment associated with optic nerve pit

  • Kwang J. Lee
  • Gholam A. Peyman
Original Papers

Abstract

A patient with serous macular detachment associated with congenital optic nerve pit was successfully treated with pars plana vitrectomy, air-fluid exchange with internal submacular fluid drainage, endolaser, and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas injection.

Key words

congenital optic nerve pit serous macular detachment retinal detachment retinotomy vitrectomy 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kwang J. Lee
    • 1
  • Gholam A. Peyman
    • 1
  1. 1.LS U Eye CenterLouisiana State University Medical Center School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA

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