Silicone Oil Removal

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Zoran Tomic


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 15.1

27G silicone oil removal (WMV 18148 kb)

Video 15.2

Densiron 68 removal with 25 G (WMV 19055 kb)

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

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

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