Viscoelastic: Savior Turned Satan
4: 00, Cyrus M. Shroff, MD
This video highlights the surprise element in vitreous surgery for a a patient who presented with a retinal detachment 3 days after post trauma corneoscleral wound repair . On PVD induction, the retina showed unexplained funneling. . The retina during surgery gave a very soft and cushion like feel and on fluid air exchange a thick gel like fluid drained from the subretinal space . The surprise was subretinal viscoelastic , anterior segment Savior and posterior segment Satan!