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Vitreo-retinal Interface in Non-tractional DME

Vitrectomy is a well-known technique for dealing with “tractional DME”. Most doctors however prefer medical treatment for “non-tractional” DME. Recently performed, ME EVRS study proved that vitrectomy may be a valuable treatment option for “non-tractional” DME. The aim of this presentation is to show the vitreo-retinal relationship in “nontractional DME” revealed during the surgery, pointing that in...

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Secondary Surgery in MH Failures

MH surgery remains one of the most frequently performed surgery. It is usually successful when performed earlier and when MH diameter does not exceed 500 um. There are several techniques used to ensure the success after MH surgery in long standing cases or big macular holes. There are techniques which use the instrument to put the edges of the hole closer. There are techniques of IOL flap implantation, which remain technically very...

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Secondary IOL Implantation in the Absence of Proper Bag Support

Proper fixation of IOL is not only the must as far as visual outcome is concerned. Properly fixated IOL is necessary to establish stable condition for future tamponade when the vitrectomy is needed. There are several option available when secondary IOL is needed and there is lack of capsule. The IOL may be sutured to the sclera but prolene 10, 0 suture remains less stable during time . IOL may be fixated to the sclera but this requires...

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Macular Surgery in Retinitis Pigmentosa Agnieszka Nowosielska

Retinitis pigmentosa is devastating disorder which leads to poor vision. Usually central vision is relativelly spared for longer time. However RP patients may suffer from macular problems (CMO, MH, ERM, pseudoholes) which additionally destroy the island of vision which is left. In disorders mentioned above, in otherwise healthy eyes, there would be not doubts if one should perform surgery. But what should be done RP case with in macular...

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Young EVRS Course: Treatment of DME

                    Exerts: Didier Ducournau & Paul Tornambe Young EVRS Course is dedicated to ophthalmologist at the beginning of their carriers. The course is intended to serve as the forum for asking questions and getting valuable answers. World class experts Didier Ducournau and Paul Tornambe will be gathered to present the topics. So prepare your questions and grill the...

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Long Lasting Macular Hole Surgery: My Way

Long lasting macular holes happen in clinical practice and they remain a surgical challenge. EVRS MH study performed in 2013 revealed that failure rate is 4 times higher in long lasting macular holes, so they should be operated as soon as possible. But what to do if the macular hole was not operated at the early stage? How to perform surgery to minimalize the failure rate? There are some controversies as far as triamcinolone use during...

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AMD Discussion

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Macular Dilemas in Retinitis Pigmentosa

Advantages: Retinitis pigmentosa is inherited, progressive disease. There is no approved therapy for the disorder itself and there is no approved therapy for its complications as well. Although we are not able to treat RP itself, many secondary changes like cataract, macular edema, macular holes and ERM influencing patients’ vision could be addressed. Methods: Case series to present to diagnostic and treatment challenges in patients...

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&bdquo Things About Retinal Detachment you Would Like to Know But You Did not Have a Chance to Ask…“ – Grill the Experts – Young EVRS Session on Surgical Techniques in Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Agnieszka Nowosielska (Warsaw, Poland), Sławomir Cisiecki (Lodz, Poland) Two-part course, prepared by Young EVRS, is dedicated to ophthalmologists who are beginners and moderately advanced in performing retinal detachment operations. The aim of the course is to present surgical indications and techniques in every detail covering as many practical aspects as possible. Part I will cover problems concerning prophylaxis and technique of...

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Use of Rapamycine in the Treatment of Acute, Bilateral Vasculitis Non Responsive to Systemic Steroids – Case Report

Agnieszka Nowosielska, Legionowo Mediq, Joanna Godowska-Brydak (Warszawa, Poland) Advantages:   Recently Rapamycin (Syrolimus) has been shown to have not only immunosuppressive effect but also to be a very potent anti-angiogenetic drug, for example in cardiology. In 2001 we tried systemic Rapamycine to stop vascular proliferation due to sever bilateral uveitis. Methods: To report the use of Rapamycin, a new immunosuppressive drug, in the...

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