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Retinal detachments cannot heal without treatment. Treatment is necessary to restore vision.  The majority of retinal detachments can be repaired.

There are a variety of surgery techniques that are used to secure a detached or torn retina.  Laser surgery may be used to seal a torn retina.  A pneumatic retinopexy is a procedure for retinal detachments that has been recently introduced.  For this procedure, a gas bubble is inserted to hold the retina in place and a laser may be used to seal the retina.  A pneumatic retinopexy may also be used in combination with cryopexy.  Cryopexy is a procedure that uses extremely cold temperature to create a scar that holds the retina to its underlying layer.

A scleral buckle procedure may be used for advanced retinal detachments.  It involves securing a thin band of silicone around the sclera, the white part of your eye.  Buckles are placed to create a dimple.  The procedure moves the tissues in the eye closer together and releases fluid under the retina, causing the retina to reattach.  Scleral buckles are performed with local or general anesthesia.  They are most frequently performed as outpatient procedures.

A vitrectomy is a procedure that may be used alone or with a scleral buckle procedure. A vitrectomy involves removing the  gel from the inside of the eye.  The gel may be replaced with an air bubble or silicone oil to promote healing and protect the retina.

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