Ultrasound in Retinal Detachment Surgery
Two possible uses of ultrasonic energy in the treatment of retinal detachment are discussed. First, removal of ocular hemorrhage by ultrasound has been achieved in the anterior chamber of animal and human eyes. The use of ultrasound may also be a possibility in the treatment of massive vitreous hemorrhage sometimes found in retinal detachment and diabetes mellitus. Second, the radiation pressure effect of ultrasound may be useful in retrodisplacing a retinal displacement. Results of retinal research in both these fields are discussed.
Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $33 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.