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Cryotherapy 23/03/2013

Desprendiment de retina 2

This treatment is used for retinal detachment and consists of inserting a probe that superfreezes the endoocular tissue. Cryocoagulation is used to treat retinal detachment and intraocular tumours, among others, but today it has almost been entirely replaced by other, more advanced surgical techniques.


Related pathologies

· Retinal detachment


Related procedures

· Retina scan

· Autofluorescence

· Optical coherence tomography

· Visual field campimetry

· Ultrasound eye scan


Author

Dr. Jordi Monés, M.D., Ph.D.
COMB Medical license number: 22.838
Director
Doctor of Medicine and Surgery
Specialist in Ophthalmology
Specialist in Retina, Macula and Vitreorretinal

Last modified 18 October, 2018 - 10:59