Kerala Journal of Ophthalmology

: 2018  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87--93

Pediatric retinal detachment: An overview

Divya Balakrishnan 
 Consultant, Smt.Kanuri Santhamma Centre for Vitreo retinal Diseases, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Divya Balakrishnan
LV Prasad Eye Institute, Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, LV Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Telangana

Retinal detachment is rare in children. It is different from adults in terms of its presentation, etiologies, and management. It remains a challenge to manage these cases due to delayed presentation and mostly, bilateral involvement. The various etiologies, their management and the surgical tips that is specific to each type of retinal detachment is discussed here.

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Balakrishnan D. Pediatric retinal detachment: An overview.Kerala J Ophthalmol 2018;30:87-93

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Balakrishnan D. Pediatric retinal detachment: An overview. Kerala J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2018 [cited 2023 Feb 8 ];30:87-93
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