MAY 27, 2016
Chandelier-assisted scleral buckling using a wide-field viewing system allows for good visualization of the posterior pole and periphery and is an alternative technique to using an indirect ophthalmoscope in selected cases. This technique is especially helpful when working with trainees so that they can directly visualize the procedure as well. The higher magnification of the wide-angle viewing system may also permit better visualization of small retinal defects. Additionally, endolaser may be employed to treat pathology in attached retina, which may be less pro-inflammatory compared to cryotherapy.