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The Role of Vitreomacular Traction in Chronic Refractive Central Serous Choroidopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/The-Role-of-Vitreomacular-Traction-in-Chronic-Refractive-Central-Serous-Choroidopathy.flv Ioannis P. Theocharis Advantages: Vitrectomy may be beneficial in cases with recurrent chronic CSC when partial PVD is documented with the new spectral domain OCT. Methods: PPV and PVD with ILM peeling in a case with diffuse chronic central pigment epitheliopathy where vitreous attachments are documented with...

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3D-OCT Guided Photodynamic Therapy in Cases of Retinochoroidal Anastomoses

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/3D-OCT-Guided-Photodynamic-Therapy-in-Cases-of-Retinochoroidal-Anastomoses.flv Ioannis P. Theocharis Advantages: To avoid interventional diagnostic tests such as FA and ICG, using the point to point registration software of Topcons 3D OCT in cases where PDT is indicated, with ensuing benefit in terms of cost of treatment and avoidance of the risks of FA and ICG. Methods: Measurement of the treatment...

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23g Sutureless Vitrectomy: When and Why?

Zoran Tomic, (Uppsala, Sweden), Nasser Jadidi Gili, MD (Uppsala, Sweden), Ioannis P.Theocharis, MD (Athens, Greece) PURPOSE: To refer on suitable indications and applicability of various surgical procedures using a new 23g sutureless vitrectomy technique. METHODS: A consecutive series of 100 operated eyes using 25g sutureless technique were compared with a consecutive series of 100 operated eyes using a new 23g technique regarding...

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Combined Phacoemulsification and Vitrectomy for Macular Hole Repair

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Combined-Phacoemulsification-and-Vitrectomy-for-Macular-Hole-Repair.swf Ioannis P Theocharis, MD (Athens, Greece), Zoran Tomic (Uppsala, Sweden), Nasser Jadidi Gili, MD (Uppsala, Sweden) PURPOSE: To assess the outcome of simultaneous phacoemulsification, pars plana vitrectomy and intraocular lens implantation in eyes with macular hole. METHODS: A retrospective non-comparative consecutive series of 64...

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Sutureless 25g and 23g Vitrectomy Under Topical Anaesthesia

Ioannis P. Theocharis, MD (Athens, Attica, Greece), Zoran Tomic, MD (Uppsala, Sweden), Anastassia Alexandridou, MD, PhD (Athens, Greece) PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and patients’ tolerance to topical anaesthesia in vitreoretinal surgery. METHODS: 38 (n=38) patients (group A) were operated with 25g (n=25) and 23g (n=13) vitrectomy under topical anaesthesia with 2% lidocaine gel, for various vitreoretinal diseases (macula holes,...

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25g Vitrectomy with Topical Anaesthesia

I. P. Theocharis, Z. Tomic, A. Alexandridou, N. J. Gilli Purpose: To evaluate the safety and patients’ tolerance to topical anaesthesia in vitreoretinal surgery in selected cases, including combined phaco-vitrectomy procedures, macula surgery and cases of complicated cataract surgery as well. Methods: Twelve (12) patients were operated with 25g vitrectomy under topical anaesthesia with 2% unpreserved xylocaine gel for various...

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Our Experience with New Techniques in Macular Surgery: 25G and 23G

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Our-Experience-with-New-Techniques-in-Macular-Surgery:-25G-and-23G.swf http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Our-Experience-with-New-Techniques-in-Macular-Surgery:-25G-and-23G.flv Zoran Tomic, Nasser Jadidi Gili, Ioannis Theocharis Purpose: To report on our results using two new sutureless surgical techniques in the treatment of macular disorders. Methods: Retrospective study on 43 consecutive eyes...

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