Silicone Oil Removal

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Mitrofanis Pavlidis


The following chapter describes the removal of silicone oil. The removal of light silicone oil is technically and surgically easy, whereas the removal of heavy silicone oil (Densiron 68®) is a bit tricky.

Supplementary material

Video 16.1

27G silicone oil removal (WMV 18148 kb)

332932_1_En_16_MOESM2_ESM.wmv (18.6 mb)
Video 16.2 Densiron 68 removal with 25G (WMV 19055 kb)

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Mitrofanis Pavlidis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUppsala University HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Augencentrum KölnCologneGermany

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