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Reoperation Techniques

Abstract

For most reoperations, standard recession and resection techniques can be used. The major difference from surgery on a virgin muscle is the need to mobilize the conjunctiva in front of and over the muscle. Reoperation for a lost muscle and strabismus after retinal detachment surgery, however, are situations that tend to be technically more difficult and require special techniques. This chapter will cover surgical approaches to muscle dehis-cence, lost muscle, and strabismus occurring after retinal detachment surgery.

Keywords

Rectus Muscle Strabismus Surgery Medial Rectus Scleral Buckle Intermuscular Septum 
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