- The patient underwent a scleral buckle, 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy, laser indirect ophthalmoscopy, air-fluid exchange, and injection of 22% SF6, in the left eye.
- The right eye was also treated with prophylactic laser indirect ophthalmoscopy intraoperatively.
Risk Factors for Retinal Detachments
- High myopia*
- Co-morbid eye conditions, such as lattice degeneration*
- Prior eye surgery*
- Prior retinal detachment
- Family history of retinal detachment
*Risk factors seen in our patient are highlighted in bold.