Br J Ophthalmol doi:10.1136/bjo.2010.199844
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Endoscope assisted enhanced internal search for iatrogenic retinal breaks in 20-gauge macular surgery

  1. Khalid Al Sabti2
  1. 1Vitreo Retinal Unit, Al Bahar Eye Center, Kuwait
  2. 2Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  1. Correspondence to Dr Seemant Raizada, Al Bahar Eye Center, Ibn Sina Hospital, P.O. Box: 25427, Safat 13115, Kuwait; seemantpolly{at}
  • Accepted 5 December 2010
  • Published Online First 17 January 2011

We read with interest the article by Tan et al.1 We congratulate the authors for emphasising the need for meticulous examination of the peripheral retina to look for retinal breaks after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV). We would like to add some comments to augment this fine study.

  1. We did not completely understand what the authors mean by ‘intensified search strategy’ and ‘enhanced 360° internal search’. Are they proposing any new technique which is different …

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