Scleral Buckling for ROP Stage 4A and 4B

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Sang Jin Kim


This chapter is about scleral buckling for ROP newborn. An encircling band as well as a silicone sponge are used for newborns and both techniques are described. A video is included.


Scleral buckling ROP Encircling band Silicone sponge 

Supplementary material

Video 22.1

Encircling band and ROP (WMV 30595 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Sang Jin Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.OphthalmologyUniversity of Uppsala OphthalmologyUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologySamsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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