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Scleral buckling, pneumatic retinopexy and pars plana vitrectomy are effective at reducing tractional forces and are often combined with cryopexy or laser photocoagulation to create a fluid barrier and seal the retina (see Figure 4).
These patients should receive laser treatment, for example panretinal photocoagulation, or a pars plana vitrectomy much sooner.
In 54 chapters, they provide photos and instructions on minimally penetrative surgery with microtubes, glaucoma shunts, pars plana AGV, canaloplasty, carbon dioxide laser assisted deep sclerectomy and titanium-sapphire laser trabeculoplasty, drainage implant and refractive surgery, and other procedures.

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