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Is There a Universal Technique How to Treat Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment?

Ivan Fiser, Petr Bedrich, Frantisek Benda, Martina Rubesova (Prague, Czech Republic) Advantages: We do not have a universal preference in treating RD. We treat each patient individually, according to the finding, to his/her wishes, preferences and abilities, such as the ability of facedown positioning. Methods: We prefer scleral buckling in younger phakic patients while in pseudophakic detachment we more often perform vitrectomy, however,...

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Tailored Avastin in Wet ARMD

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration.flv Ivan Fiser, Frantisek Benda (Prague, Czech Republic) Advantages: Therapy with Avastin, fully tailored to the finding, can reduce the number of injections. The “saturation phase” of the traditional treatment scheme consisting of three monthly injections is not necessary in all cases. We always adapt the treatment to the course of the disease and keep the...

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Tailored Anti-VEGF for ARMD

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Anti-VEGF-Alone.flv Authors: Ivan Fiser, Frantisek Benda, Prague, Czech Republic Advantages: Tailored therapy with Avastin is an effective treatment of wet AMD. It can reduce the number of applications and save the patients´ money, thus enables more patients to be treated. There are potential super responders to Avastin in whom a single injection is a sufficient treatment. Methods: 274 eyes of 270...

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