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An Outbreak of Fusarium Endophthalmitis after Consecutive Cataract Surgery

Authors: Hülya Güngel, Mumin Hakan Eren, Eylem Yaman Pinarci, Necip Kara, Tanil Gürsel, Istanbul, Turkey Advantages: To report an outbreak of fusarium endophthalmitis after uneventful cataract surgery performed on the same day. Methods: A retrospective consecutive case series. Nine patients who had consecutive surgery on the same day and developed acute postoperative fungal endophthalmitis were reviewed. Phacoemulsification procedures,...

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Imaging Closure of Traumatic Macular Hole with Pneumatic Retionpexy by Optic Coherence Tomography

Eylem Yaman Pinarci Advantages: Methods: Effectiveness / Safety:

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Pneumatic Displacement in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Valsavia Retiopathy in a Case with Premacular Hemorrhage

Eylem Yaman Pinarci, Berna Demirel, Hulya Gungel Advantages: Instillation of Intravitreal gas is very easy and helpful to make a differential diagnosis and also treatment in premacular haemorrhagia Methods: 0.3 cc pure C3F8 gas was instilled intravitreally with the aim of pneumatic displacement in order to make a differential diagnosis for the Valsalva retinopathy and haemorraghia due to SMD to a 72 year-old male patient who had scar...

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Anatomic and Visual Outcomes of Intravitreal Bevacizumab Injection and 23-Gauge Sutureless Transconjunctival Vitrectomy for Diabetic Retinopathy

Hulya Gungel, Deniz Oygar Baylancicek, Isil Basgil, Nihat Sayin, Eylem Yaman Pinarci Purpose: To evaluate the anatomic and visual outcomes of 23-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy for a variety of vitreoretinal conditions in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Methods: A retrospective, consecutive, interventional case series for 21 eyes of 20 patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Patients underwent vitreoretinal...

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Study on Visual and Morphologic Evaluation of Epiretinal Membrane Using the Optical Coherence Tomography

Isil Basgil, Eylem Yaman Pinarci, Hulya Gungel, Deniz Oygar Baylancicek, Nihat Sayin Purpose: To report the clinical features and macular morphology by using optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with epiretinal membrane (ERM) Methods: A retrospective review of 49 eyes of 40 patients with a macular ERM was performed. In OCT, three characteristics were considered in each image: presence of foveal depression, presence of cystoid...

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Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide Injection for the Management of Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

N. Acar, M. Çakır, Y. B. Ünver, Z. Kapran, T. Altan, Z. Bayraktar, E. Y. Pınarcı, I. Perente, M. Dogan Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) injection for the treatment of macular edema (ME) due to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) by OCT. Methods: In this prospective study, a total 42 eyes of 42 patients with BRVO in which visual acuity is ≤ 0.5 Snellen lines with ME were included in...

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Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide Injection for the Management of Diabetic Macular Edema

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Intravitreal-Triamcinolone-Acetonide-Injection-for-the-Management-of-Diabetic-Macular-Edema.swf Mehmet Cakir, MD, C. Aslı Utine, MD, Nur Acar, MD, Y. Banu Ünver, MD, Muhammed Beyazal, MD, Irfan Perente, MD, Tugrul Altan, MD, Zerrin Bayraktar, MD, E. Yaman Pınarcı, MD, Ziya Kapran – Beyoglu Eye Research and Education Hospital, Istanbul Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of intravitreal...

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Taut Posterior Hyaloid Removal in Diabetic Macular Edema

Z. Kapran, N. Acar, Y. B. Ünver, M. Çakır, T. Altan, Z. Bayraktar, E. Y. Pınarcı Diabetic macular edema (DME) is a significant source of visual deterioration in diabetic patients. Vitreus traction has been shown to play a role in DME. Attached taut posterior hyaloid causes tangential and/or anteroposterior traction leading to DME and even to shallow macular detachment (MD) which is very well demonstrated with optical coherens...

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Pars Plana Vitrectomy (PPV) with ILM Peeling in Maculer Hole Surgery

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Pars-Plana-Vitrectomy-(PPV)-with-ILM-Peeling-in-Maculer-Hole-Surgery.flv Yaprak Banu Ünver, MD, Nur Acar, MD, Ziya Kapran, MD, Mehmet Cakır, MD, Zerrin Bayraktar, MD, Tugrul Altan, MD, Eylem Y. Pınarcı, MD In stage 2, 3 and 4 maculer holes, anatomical and functional success is achieved with vitreoretinal surgery (VRC). Internal limiting membran (ILM) peeling with or without staining increases the...

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OCT Findings in Diabetic Macular Edema after Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide

Eylem Yaman, MD, Mehmet Cakır, Ziya Kapran, MD, Irfan Perente, MD, Yaprak Banu Unver, MD, Nur Acar, MD, Tugrul Altan, MD, Zerrin Bayraktar, MD, Muhammet Beyazal, MD Purpose: To determine the efficacy of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide on diabetic macular edema (ME) by optical coherence tomography (OCT). Methods: In this prospective study performed in Beyoglu Eye Education and Research Hospital between January and March 2004, 16 eyes...

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