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Repositioning of Dislocated in-the-bag Intraocular Lens

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Repositioning-of-Dislocated-in-the-bag-Intraocular-Lens.flv Gregg T. Kokame, MD (Honolulu, HI) SYNOPSIS In-the-bag IOL dislocation is now more frequently seen as a late complication of cataract surgery with posterior chamber IOL implantation. If the PCIOL is suitable for repositioning, techniques using scleral fixation sutures developed through the externalization of the haptics through clear corneal...

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Clinical Characteristics of Exudative Age Related Macular Degeneration in Asian Patients

Gregg T. Kokame, MD (Honolulu, HI), Izumi Yamamoto, MD (Boston, MA) PURPOSE: To describe the clinical features of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Asian patients. METHODS: 14-year retrospective review of 203 eyes with choroidal neovascularization due to AMD or polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) in 161 Asians in Hawaii. RESULTS: Etiology included AMD (91%) and PCV (9%). Location was subfoveal (78%), juxtafoveal (7%), or...

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Subretinal Surgery for Peripapillary Subretinal Neovascular Membranes (SRNVMs)

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Subretinal-Surgery-for-Peripapillary-Subretinal-Neovascular-Membranes-(SRNVMs).swf Gregg T. Kokame, MD (Honolulu, HI), Seijo Yamaoka, MD (Tokyo, Japan) PURPOSE: To report the results of surgical removal of extrafoveal peripapillary (SRNVMs) for elderly patients in whom visual acuity was threated or affected by subretinal fluid, subretinal exudate or PSRNVM growth toward the...

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