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Examination of the Posterior Segment

  • Mireille Bonnet

Abstract

Proper management of retinal detachment mandatorily requires that thorough fundus examination be performed preoperatively. The goal of preoperative fundus examination is to recognize any finding of clinical significance with regard to correct choice of the surgical procedure. Any finding of clinical significance is recorded on a fundus chart in all cases. Charts of cross-sections of the vitreous cavity are made when the retinal detachment is associated with significant vitreous changes. Fundus findings are recorded on the preoperative chart in relation to anatomical fundus landmarks, mainly the long ciliary arteries and nerves, the short ciliary nerves, the vortex veins, and the ora serrata.

Keywords

Retinal Detachment Cystoid Macular Edema Subretinal Fluid Posterior Vitreous Detachment Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mireille Bonnet
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology Croix-Rousse HospitalUniversity of LyonLyonFrance

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