Retinal Tack

file Retina Image Bank

File number: 1284


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    Condition/keywords
    retinal tear, retinal tacks
    Photographer
    Michael P. Kelly, FOPS Director, Duke Eye Center Labs, Duke University Hospital
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Description
    This is a retinal fundus photograph I took in 1987 while working with Howard Schatz, MD and H. Richard McDonald, MD, when retinal tacks were used to repair giant retinal tears. I purposely underexposed the retina because the retinal tack is so highly relective.

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