Episcleral Buckling for Detachment Surgery with BIOM

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Zoran Tomic


The following chapter describes the surgical technique of an episcleral buckling for detachment surgery with BIOM. The surgery is performed with a microscope and a BIOM. An indirect ophthalmoscope is not used.

Supplementary material

Video 11.1

Episcleral buckling with BIOM 1 (WMV 210894 kb)

Video 11.2

Episcleral buckling with BIOM 2 (WMV 11061 kb)

Video 11.3

Scleral buckling for PVR C2 (WMV 30308 kb)

Video 11.4

Complication during scleral buckling (WMV 20180 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Zoran Tomic
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUppsala University HospitalUppsalaSweden

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