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Comparison of Visual and Anatomical Outcomes of 4 Surgical Techniques in the Management of Pseudophakic and Aphakic Retinal Detachment

Siamak Moradian, Hamid Ahmadieh, Hooshang Faghihi, Alireza Ramezani, Morteza Entezari, Tooka Banaei, Ebadollah Heidari, Hasan Behboodi, Amir Hossein Mahmoodi, Mehdi Yasseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To compare the visual and anatomical outcomes and complications of 4 surgical techniques in the management of pseudopkakic and aphakic retinal detachment (PARD). Methods: In a multicenter clinical trial, 204 eyes with PARD and PVR grade B or...

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Vitrectomy, A Preferable Method for Colobomatous Retinal Detachment Repair, Leads to Acceptable Anatomic Rather than Functional Outcomes

Alireza Ramezani, Mohammad H Dehghan, Ahmad Rostami, Hamid Ahmadieh, Morteza Entezari, Masoud Soheilian, Mohsen Azarmina, Siamak Moradian, Mehdi Yaseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: In the management of rhegmatogeneous retinal detachment (RD) accompanying chorioretinal coloboma, difficulty in locating the retinal breaks, their posterior location, and inability to create adequate chorioretinal adhesions around the coloboma by cryo or laser,...

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Three-Intravitreal Bevacizumab vs Two-Intravitreal Triamcinolone Injections in Retinal Vein Occlusion

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Branch-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion-Central-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion.flv Alireza Ramezani, Morteza Entezari, Siamak Moradian, Hamed Esfandiari, Babak Dehsarvi, Masoud Soheilian, Hamid Ahmadieh, Mehdi Yaseri (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: Repeated intravitreal injections of bevacizumab (IVB) are more effective than repeated intravitreal injections of triamcinolone (IVT) in acute retinal vein occlusion...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab vs Sham Treatment in Acute Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion with Macular Edema: Short Term Results (Report 1)

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Branch-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion-Central-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion.flv Siamak Moradian, Hooshang Faghihi, Babak Sadeghi, Niloofar Piri, Hamid Ahmadieh, Masoud Soheilian, Mohammad Hossein Dehghan, Mohsen Azarmina, Mohammad Riazi Esfahani (Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To compare the visual and anatomical (central macular thickness; CMT) outcomes of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injections relative to sham...

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Randomized Trial of Intravitreal Bevacizumab Alone or Combined with Triamcinolone vs Macular Photocoagulation in Diabetic Macular Edema

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Diabetes.flv Authors: Masoud Soheilian, Alireza Ramezani, Arash Obudi, Bijan Bijanzadeh, Masoud Salehipour, Mehdi Yaseri, Hamid Ahmadieh, Mohammad H Dehghan, Mohsen Azarmina, MD, Siamak Moradian, Gholam A. Peyman, Tehran, Iran Advantages: To compare the results of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection alone or in combination with intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVT) versus macular laser...

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Cryotherapy of Sclerotomy Sites May Increase the Risk of Late Post-Vitrectomy Diabetic Hemorrhage

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Cryotherapy-of-Sclerotomy-Sites-May-Increase-the-Risk-of-Late-Post-Vitrectomy-Diabetic-Hemorrhage.flv Morteza Entezari, Alireza Ramezani, Hamid Ahmadieh, Pejman Bakhtiari, Mehdi Yaseri (Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To present the disadvantages of cryotherapy of sclerotomy sites in prevention of late (after 4 weeks)...

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Quantitative Analysis of Fundus and Angiographic Images Variables by Photoshop Software

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Quantitative-Analysis-of-Fundus-and-Angiographic-Images-Variables-by-Photoshop-Software.flv Alireza Ramezani, Hamid Ahmadieh, Mohsen Azarmina, Masoud Soheilian, Mohammad H Dehghan, Mohammad R Mohebbi (Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran) Advantages: To have a method for quantitative analysis of fundus or angiographic images variables using computer...

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Triamcinolone Acetonide in Silicone-filled Eyes as Adjunctive Treatment for Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy; a Randomized Clinical Trial

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Triamcinolone-Acetonide-in-Silicone-filled-Eyes-as-Adjunctive-Treatment-for-Proliferative-Vitreoretinopathy;-a-Randomized-Clinical-Trial.swf Hamid Ahmadieh, MD (Tehran, Iran), Homa Tabatabaei, MD (Tehran, Iran), Mostafa Feghi, MD (Ahvaz, Iran), Ardeshir Papi, MD (Tehran, Iran), Alireza Ramezani, MD (Tehran, Iran), Touka Banaee, MD (Mashhad, Iran) PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of triamcinolone...

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Diabetic Macular Edema Before and After Intravitreal Triamcinolone Injection

Alireza Ramezani, (Tehran, Iran), Homa Tabatabaei, MD (Tehran, Iran), Hamid Ahmadieh, MD (Tehran, Iran) PURPOSE: The therapeutic effect of intravitreal triamcinolone (IVT) on diabetic macular edema (DME), which is a chronic disease, has been shown to be temporary. This study was conducted to compare IVT treatment effect with the natural course of refractory DME in a particular group of the eyes. We chose one group for both interventions to...

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Intraretinal Foreign Bodies: Clinical Features and Surgical Outcomes

Hamid Ahmadieh, MD (Tehran, Iran), Masoud Soheilian, MD (Tehran, Iran), Mohsen Azarmina, MD (Tehran, Iran), Mohammad Hosein Dehghan, MD (Tehran, Iran), Siamak Moradian, MD (Tehran, Iran) PURPOSE: To study the results of surgical management of intraretinal foreign bodies (IRFBs) and to identify the factors influential on anatomic and visual outcomes. METHODS: The records of patients who underwent vitrectomy and IRFB removal from 1993 to...

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Demographic Characteristics and Risk Factors of Pseudophakic and Aphakic Retinal Detachment

Siamak Moradian, MD (Tehran, Iran), Hamid Ahmadieh, MD (Tehran, Iran) PURPOSE: To investigate the demographic characteristics and to determine the risk factors in patients with pseudophakic and aphakic retinal detachment. METHODS: Patients with pseudophakic and aphakic retinal detachment who were included in the Pseudophakic and Aphakic Retinal Detachment (PARD) Study were evaluated for demographic features and ocular characteristics with...

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Confounding Factors on the Effect of Intravitreal Triamcinolone for Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Confounding-Factors-on-the-Effect-of-Intravitreal-Triamcinolone-for-Refractory-Diabetic-Macular-Edema.swf Ali R. Ramezani, MD, Hamid Ahmadieh, MD Purpose: To evaluate the influences of different confounding factors on the effect of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) for refractory diabetic macular edema (DME) according to clinical, angiographic and optical coherence tomographic...

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Therapeutic Effect of Propranolol on Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Ali R. Ramezani, MD, Hamid Ahmadieh, MD Purpose: To evaluate the therapeutic effect of propranolol on central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR). Methods: In a prospective interventional case series, 18 eyes with CSCR received 40 mg/day propranolol for 6 weeks. Complete ophthalmologic examination was performed before intervention and at 2 and 6 months. The outcome measures were retinal neurosensory detachment size, evaluated by paired t-test,...

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Agreement Between Quantitative Analysis of Fundus and Angiographic Images by Photoshop Software and Clinical Judgment

Ali R. Ramezani, MD, Hamid Ahmadieh, MD, Mohsen Azarmina, MD, Masood Soheilian, MD, Mohammad H. Dehghan, MD, Mohammad R. Mohebbi, PhD, Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran Purpose: To evaluate the agreement between a new method for quantitative analysis of fundus and angiographic images using Photoshop software and clinical judgment. Methods: 418 fundus and angiographic images of diabetic...

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Effect of Tranexamic Acid on Early Postvitrectomy Diabetic Hemorrhage

Ali R. Ramezani, MD1, Hamid Ahmadieh, MD1, Amir K. Ghaseminejad, MD2, Banafsheh Golestan, PhD1. 1: Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran. 2: Department of Ophthalmology, Kerman University of Medical Science, Kerman, Iran Purpose: To evaluate the effect of tranexamic acid, an antifibrinolytic agent, on early postvitrectomy hemorrhage in diabetic patients. Methods: In a randomized double...

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Intravitreal Triamcinolone for Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema; a Randomized Clinical Trial

Mohamad H. Dehghan, MD, Hamid Ahmadieh, MD, Ali R. Ramezani, MD, Morteza Entezari, MD, Arash Anissian, MD, Mohammad R. Mohebbi, PhD, Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran Purpose: To evaluate the effect of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (ITA) on clinical, angiographic, and optical coherence tomographic features in refractory diabetic macular edema (DME). Methods: In a double-masked...

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Posterior Subtenon Triamcinolone Injection for Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema; a Randomized Clinical Trial

Morteza Entezari, MD, Hamid Ahmadieh, MD, Mohammad H. Dehghan, MD, Ali R. Ramezani MD, Nader Bassirnia, MD, Arash Anissian, MD, Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Purpose: To evaluate the effects of posterior subtenon triamcinolone (TA) injection on clinical, angiographic and optical coherence tomographic features in refractory diabetic macular edema (DME). Methods: In a double masked,...

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