PURPOSE/METHODS: A 34-year-old man developed severe scleral thinning with imminent prolapse after conventional retinal detachment repair, including pars plana vitrectomy, endolaser photocoagulation, and perfluoropropane injection. Cadaveric dura mater was used to repair the scleral defect. RESULTS/CONCLUSION: The cause of scleromalacia in this case remains to be determined. Commercially prepared cadaveric dura mater can be successfully used as a tectonic graft for the treatment of scleral thinning.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||American Journal of Ophthalmology|
|State||Published - 1995|
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