"Silicone Oils" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Organic siloxanes which are polymerized to the oily stage. The oils have low surface tension and density less than 1. They are used in industrial applications and in the treatment of retinal detachment, complicated by proliferative vitreoretinopathy.
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