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!



Charu Gupta, MBBS, MS
Gagan Bhatia, MBBS , DO , DNB
Ajay Singh, MS
Neelam Atri, MS
Daraius N Shroff, MS FMRF FRCS


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