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Primary Vitrectomy (MIVS) for Resistant-pseudomonas Cluster Endophthalmitis: Consecutive Nine Surgeries on a Single Day

Primary Vitrectomy (MIVS) for Resistant-pseudomonas Cluster Endophthalmitis: Consecutive Nine Surgeries on a Single Day ABSTRACT Purpose: To demonstrate the surgical techniques and describe outcomes of 23-G vitrectomy in acute cluster endophthalmitis. Methods: Nine eyes with acute post-cataract endophthalmitis (1 days) underwent primary 23-G vitrectomy with meticulous anterior chamber (AC) cleaning and intravitreal antibiotics on the same...

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A New Camera for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP Screening): Real-life Experiences

A New Camera for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP Screening): Real-life Experiences ABSTRACT Purpose: To describe the real world experince of using a new indeginiously manufactured camera for ROP screening. Methods: A prospective consecutive case series of premature infants with birth weight of 2000gm or less who were screened for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)eyes with a new indeginously manufactured camera (3Nethra Neo, Bangalore,...

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ARC Vitreoretinal Surgery Rounds

ARC Vitreoretinal Surgery Rounds Dr. Alay Banker, India CONTACT DETAILS     Dr. Lisa Faia, USA: Email: faia.lisa@gmail.com or lfaia@arcpc.net           Dr. Jeremy Wolfe, USA: Email: jwolfe@arcpc.net or jeremydwolfe@gmail.com       Retinopathy of Prematurity Never give up ! Susana Teixeira, Portugal Macular Hole Total Retinal Detachment Myopic Traction Maculopathy Macular Schisis...

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Half-Fluence Photodynamic Therapy Combined With Intravitreal Ranibizumab For Choroidal Neovascularization

Alay S. Banker, Ajay Dudani, Ashish Vaidya, Rohan Chauhan, Urvashi Goja Advantages: Combination therapies (half-fluence photodynamic therapy and intravitreal Anti-VEGF) lead to better chances of improved vision and fewer repeat treatments in cases of choroidal neovascularization. Methods: Prospective study of 36 eyes treated with single half-fluence Photodynamic therapy (PDT) + 3 monthly intravitreal ranibizumab (IL). ETDRS visual acuity...

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Intravitreal Anti-Vascular-Endothelial-Growth-Factors (Anti-VEGFs) for Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Intravitreal-Anti-Vascular-Endothelial-Growth-Factors-(Anti-VEGFs)-for-Severe-Retinopathy-of-Prematurity.flv Alay S. Banker, Ajay Dudani, Rohan Chauhan, Urvashi Goja Advantages: Evaluate efficacy of intravitreal Anti-VEGF agents in severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) alone or with laser. Methods: Prospective study of 34 eyes with severe ROP treated with intravitreal Anti-VEGFs (28-Bevacizumab,...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab as Isolated First Line Therapy in Patients with New Untreated Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-as-Isolated-First-Line-Therapy-in-Patients-with-New-Untreated-Choroidal-Neovascular-Membranes.swf Alay S Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, India), Marisa Flores-Aguilar, MD (Tijuana, Mexico), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela) PURPOSE: To determine results of intravitreal bevacizumab in patients with choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVMs) of different types and...

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Use of Trypan Blue Dye in Removal of Internal Limiting Membrane (ILM)

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Use-of-Trypan-Blue-Dye-in-Removal-of-Internal-Limiting-%20Membrane-(ILM).flv Alay S. Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, India), Marisa Flores-Aguilar, MD (Tijuana, Mexico) SYNOPSIS The video demonstrates the efficacy of (0.2%) trypan blue dye for staining internal limiting membrane (ILM) in eyes undergoing vitrectomy for macular hole, vitreomacular traction syndrome and diabetic retinopathy. Trypan blue resulted in...

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Comparison of Photodynamic Therapy Combined with Immediate Versus Delayed Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide for Choroidal Neovascularization

Ajay Dudani, MD (Mumbai, India), Alay S Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela) PURPOSE: To examine the 12-month results of a group of patients treated with combined photodynamic therapy (PDT) with verteporfin and intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for choroidal neovascularization (CNV). METHODS: Retrospective analysis of noncomparative case series of 54 eyes with CNV which were treated...

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Triple Combination Therapy (Photodynamic Therapy with Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Subtenon Triamcinolone Acetonide) for Choroidal Neovascularization

Alay S. Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, India), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Ajay Dudani, MD (Mumbai, India) PURPOSE: To determine the results of combination triple therapy for choroidal neovascularization (CNV). METHODS: Prospective pilot study of 11 consecutive eyes with new (previously untreated) CNV which were treated with photodynamic therapy (PDT) with visudyne along with intravitreal bevacizumab (1.25mg) and subtenon...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Treatment of Macular Edema in Central and Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Ajay Dudani, MD (Mumbai, India), Alay S Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela) PURPOSE: To report the anatomic and visual acuity response after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab in patients with macular edema due to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). METHODS: Prospective study of patients with macular edema due to CRVO/BRVO who were treated...

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