Scleral resection.

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Shows a full thickness schleral resection under local anaesthetic and after canthotomy in two cases. The first case is a girl aged 17 and the second patient is also female, aged 46. In the first case the retina was replaced and in the second case it was not; the improvement to sight is indicated by an intertitle. 1 segment.

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1 encoded moving image (11:02 min.) : silent, colour.



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Institute of Ophthalmology.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales.

Creator/production credits

Produced by A.S. Phelps and Department of Medical Illustration, Institute of Ophthalmology.

Language note

In English.



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