August 1974
Volume 13, Issue 8
Articles  |   August 1974
Perfluoropentane in Experimental Ocular Surgery
Author Affiliations
    Department of Retina Research, Retina Foundation 20 Staniford St., Boston, Mass.02114.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science August 1974, Vol.13, 627-629. doi:
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      IAN J. CONSTABLE; Perfluoropentane in Experimental Ocular Surgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1974;13(8):627-629.

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Air has long been advocated as a mechanical aid to both anterior segment1.2 and retinal detachment surgery.3 However, the fact that air is absorbed within three to four days has lead to the investigation of gases which might last longer in tissues.4-7


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