Fig. 12. Endolaser photocoagulation is applied around the entire fundus periphery in 8 to 10 rows to the anterior third of the posterior retinal flap and in 5 rows between the ora serrata and the equator in the fundus periphery not involved in the giant tears. (Freeman HM, Tolentino FI: Basic vitrectomy: Prevention and management of complications. In Atlas of Vitreoretinal Surgery, pp 65–74. Stuttgart, Thieme, 1990)