Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: Features of Special Types

  • Anthony H. Chignell
  • David Wong


Cases may be described as special either because they have distinctive or unusual clinical features or because they have appearances suggesting a poorer prognosis than usual due to anticipated difficulties in reattachment.
  • Unusual breaks

  • RRD associated with other posterior segment disorders

  • RRD after cataract surgery

  • Additional features of RRD suggesting a poor prognosis.


Retinal Detachment Cataract Surgery Macular Hole Posterior Vitreous Detachment Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment 
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© Springer-Verlag London 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony H. Chignell
    • 1
  • David Wong
    • 2
  1. 1.St Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.St Paul’s Eye UnitRoyal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK

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