Scleral Buckle Procedure
A scleral buckle is a thin silicone band that is used to put pressure on the eye to re-attach the retina and help drain the excess fluid from the eye. This procedure is often permanent and is only removed if the area around it becomes infected. These surgeries are usually performed as an outpatient procedure under local or general anesthesia and may be performed in conjunction with vitrectomy (removal of vitreous), cryotherapy (freezing treatment), and/or laser.
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