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Secondary Glaucoma after Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetate Injection

Ferenc Kuhn, MD, PhD (Birmingham, AL), Zsuzsanna Szijarto, MD (Pecs, Hungary), Gyongyi Kiss, MD (Pecs, Hungary) PURPOSE: Intravitreal triamcinolone acetate injection has become very popular for treating a variety of conditions ranging from macular edema to age-related macular degeneration. Its complication rate, however, needs to be closely evaluated. METHODS: A prospective study was undertaken to evaluate the postoperative complications of...

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Results and Complications of Vitrectomy and Internal Limiting Membrane Removal in the Treatment of Macular Edema

Ferenc Kuhn, Robert Morris, Viktoria Mester, Gyongyi Kiss, Zsuzsanna Szijarto, Balint Kovacs, Beatrix Cser Purpose: To evaluate the results and complications of internal limiting membrane (ILM) removal in the treatment of macular edema. Methods: Retrospective and prospective studies on eyes undergoing vitrectomy with ILM removal for eyes with clinically significant macular edema. Results: Of the 68 eyes, follow-up (average: 9 months) was...

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Internal Limiting Membrane Removal Indications and Techniques

Ferenc Kuhn, Robert Morris, Viktoria Mester, Gyongyi Kiss, Purpose: To present the rationale, indications, and techniques of internal limiting membrane (ILM) removal. Methods: Analysis of personal experience and videotape demonstration. Results: Surface traction relief is the primary reason for ILM peeling. A long list of indications for ILM removal exist today, including its original condition (hemorrhagic macular cyst in eyes with Terson...

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Internal Limiting Membrane Removal for Severe Macular Edema

Ferenc Kuhn, Robert Morris, Viktoria Mester, Gyongyi Kiss, Zsuzsanna Szijarto, Balint Kovacs, Beatrix Cser Purpose: To evaluate the results and complications of internal limiting membrane (ILM) removal in the treatment of macular edema. Methods: Retrospective and prospective studies on eyes undergoing vitrectomy with ILM removal for eyes with clinically significant macular edema. Results: Of the 68 eyes, follow-up (average: 9 months) was...

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