FEB 07, 2023
Different Approaches for Managing Pediatric RD Associated with Stickler Syndrome
AAO 2022 Video Program
Genetic Eye Diseases, Inherited Disease, Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus, Retina/Vitreous, Vitreoretinal Diseases, Vitreoretinal Surgery
The management of pediatric retinal detachment (RD) associated with Stickler syndrome is often challenging, as these patients usually require more than one surgery. This video presents different approaches used to manage 3 pediatric cases of RD with a giant retinal tear with successful anatomic reattachment. The first patient was treated with standard vitrectomy with silicone oil tamponade, the second was managed with combined scleral buckle and vitrectomy, and the third underwent a pneumatic retinopexy. Anatomic success was achieved in all 3 children with a single surgery.
Financial Disclosures: Dr. Peter Kertez discloses relationships with Allergan, Inc. (Consultant/Advisor); Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals (Consultant/Advisor, Lecture Fees/Speakers Bureau, Grant Support); Carl Zeiss Meditec (Lecture Fees/Speaker Bureau); Genentech (Grant Support); Novartis, Alcon Pharmaceuticals (Consultant/Advisor, Lecture Fees/Speakers Bureau, Grant Support); and Novelty Nobility (Consultant/Advisor).
Drs. Weiwei Lee and Rajeev Muni disclose no financial relationships.