Illuminated External Needle Drainage

  • John W. Kitchens, MD
  • Video
  • Published 2013

This video provides a modified approach to external drainage of subretinal fluid utilizing both a guarded needle and an internal illumination source (29-gauge chandelier). This combination provides a safer approach by preventing over-penetration (guarded needle) and better visualization/localization of the needle tip prior to entry (illumination).

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