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Retinal Detachments

Scleral Buckle and Vitrectomy to Fix Retinal Detachments
May 10, 2015 By Randall Wong, M.D.

There are several ways to repair retinal detachments including vitrectomy and scleral buckle. When do I combine the procedures? Here are the advantages and disadvantages.

Using Intraocular Gas in Retina Surgery
April 22, 2015 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Intraocular gas is often used to fix some retinal problems, but keeping your head face-down is near impossible. Air may be a great solution.

Scleral Buckle vs. Vitrectomy
September 3, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Here’s a question about retinal detachment repair: Scleral Buckle vs Vitrectomy? Here’s my feeling about this comment and which may be better.

Vitrectomy and Scleral Buckle for Retinal Detachment | Retina Specialist Virginia
May 8, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

This is the last in a short series of fixing a retinal detachment. Using both procedures, success rate must be leveraged against complications.

Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment | Retina Specialist, Fairfax, Va.
April 22, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

When do I use vitrectomy for retinal detachment? This is a series on methods to repair retinal detachments.

Pneumatic Retinopexy for Retinal Detachment | Retina Specialist, Fairfax, VA
April 10, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Part 2 of a series on repairing a retinal detachment. Using gas, freezing or laser and head positioning, a retinal detachment can be fixed in the office!

Fixing a Retinal Detachment | Retina Specialist, Fairfax, Va.
April 3, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Here’s the beginning of a short series on repairing a retinal detachment. The scleral buckle is the oldest, has some complications, but may be the best method.

What is Anisometropia?
January 7, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Anisometropia can be a result of induced (created) myopia from a scleral buckle and/or cataract. If this is the case, it is usually correctable.

Giant Retinal Tears
November 16, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Giant retinal tears usually lead to blindness. I use a combined operation with Perfluoron where this tends not to happen…and there’s a video!

Preventing Giant Retinal Tears
November 6, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Here’s a video and post about preventing the formation of a Giant Retinal Tear….in a patients other eye!

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Currently, I see patients with retinal diseases; macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, macular pucker within several different practices.....it's a different arrangement, but it allows more continuous care with many eye specialists. In addition, I am very accessible via the web. To schedule your own appointment, call any of the numbers below.

Capital Eye Consultants
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Brigitte O’Brien

A: 3025 Hamaker Court, Suite 101 • Fairfax, Virginia 22031
Ph: 703.876.9630
F: 703.876.0163
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Dressler Ophthalmology Associates, PLC
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Andrea Armstrong (Surgery/Web)
Chrissy Megargee (Web)

A: 3930 Pender Drive, Suite 10 • Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Ph: 703.273.2398
F: 703.273.0239
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