Sclera Buckle for Myopic Degeneration?

Discussion in 'Optometry Archives' started by Ali, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. Ali

    Ali Guest

    Has anyone had Sclera buckle done for Myopic MD? How were your

    Thank you
    Ali, Mar 21, 2006
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    CatmanX Guest

    A scleral buckle is more likely to cause retinal detachment. It is not
    going to help myopic changes.

    dr grant
    CatmanX, Mar 21, 2006
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  3. Ali

    Ali Guest

    My RS has been doing ove 20 years on Myopics. He said it slows down
    the porgression of the Myopic MD. You have never heard of this?
    Ali, Mar 21, 2006
  4. Ali

    Dan Abel Guest

    I have a scleral buckle. It increased both my myopia and my

    I wonder if this is a simple problem with terminology, and you don't
    mean "myopia" at all, but rather "macular degeneration", sometimes
    referred to as "MD". This has nothing to do with myopia in my limited

    If so, I'm done with this thread, because my knowledge about MD could
    easily fit on the head of a pin!

    Dan Abel, Mar 23, 2006
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