Combined Phaco/Vitrectomy for Easy Retinal Detachment

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Zoran Tomic


The following chapter demonstrates step-by-step the surgical technique of a combined phaco/vitrectomy for an easy retinal detachment.

Supplementary material

Video 10.1

27 G Retinal detachment without PFCL (WMV 57811 kb)

Video 10.2

Retinal detachment in high myopia with PFCL (WMV 26326 kb)

Video 10.3

27 G Retinal detachment (WMV 35649 kb)

Video 10.4

27 G Retinal detachment (WMV 25170 kb)

Video 10.5

27 G Redetachment (WMV 47784 kb)

Video 10.6

Managing dry macular folds after vitreoretinal surgery by Dr. Mateo (MP4 13826 kb)


  1. 1.
    Heimann H, Bartz-Schmidt KU, et al. Scleral buckling versus primary vitrectomy in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: a prospective randomized multicenter clinical study. Ophthalmology. 2007;114(12):2142–54.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Zoran Tomic
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUppsala University HospitalUppsalaSweden

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