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Retinal detachment repair - series

Procedure, part 2

Procedure, part 2

Overview

A laser treatment (photocoagulation) can also be used to seals holes in the retina. The choice of cryopexy or photocoagulation is usually determined by the preference of the surgeon-both procedures are equally effective in most cases.

Update Date 8/8/2012

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