retinotomy

ret·i·not·o·my

(ret-i-not'ŏ-mē),
A surgical incision through the retina.

retinotomy

(rĕt″ĭn-ŏt′ă-mē)
Surgical incision of the retina, e.g., to remove proliferating blood vessels in age-related macular degeneration.
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Drainage from Posterior Retinotomy vs Drainage from Peripheral Break: Dr Debdulal Chakraborty vs Dr Vaibhav Srivastav
Machemer was the first eye surgeon who described relaxing retinotomy (RR) during pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for an eye with retina incarcerated in a scleral wound following trauma1.
Therefore, after 8 days of therapy, the cyst was removed by retinotomy.
Pars plana vitrectomy and retinotomy were performed to remove subretinal tissue, which showed that there was leukemic infiltration in the choroid and concurrent bone marrow relapse (13).
We placed a small saline bubble under the retina to form a localized detachment of the retina from the retinal pigment epithelium and then made a retinotomy at the edge of the saline bleb.
In cat 380 (Figure 2(a) and (b)), the large retinotomy created during implantation surgery was still visible over a darkly pigmented area.
Ho, Professor of Ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgeon at Mid Atlantic Retina and Wills Eye Hospital added, "Site-specific access with the ability to deliver therapies to the subretinal space adjacent to diseased retinal pigment epithelium and retinal photoreceptors - without a vitrectomy or retinotomy - is an exciting new breakthrough for delivery of novel therapies, for example, stem cell treatments.
The larva was removed by pars plana vitrectomy and retinotomy.