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Change in Lifestyle and Oral Eplerenone Treatment for CSCR. A Case Report

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_1 Advantages: To increase awareness of the importance of change in lifestyle and relaxation and other alternative stress-reduction techniques, for the improvement of patients with central serous corioretinopathy diagnosis. Moreover, this stress reduction, combined with oral eplerenone treatment can contribute to the complete resolution of this pathology. Methods: One 58-year old man complained...

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Complication Secondary to PDT in a Patient with CSCR

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_2 Advantages: To report a case of a patient with a history of central serous chorioretinopathy who developed choroidal neovascularization after photodynamic therapy. Methods: A 54-year-old female presented with progressive diminution of visual acuity in her right eye (RE). A complete ocular examination, including determination of Visual Acuity (VA), anterior and posterior biomicroscopy, optical...

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Long-term Evolution of Combined Hamartoma of the Retina and the Retinal Pigment Epithelium: A Report of Two Cases

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_3 Advantages: To report the long-term evolution in two cases of combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium. Methods: A 46-year-old male and a 35-year-old female, diagnosed as having a combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium, were observed for eleven and four years, respectively. The first one was treated with pars plana vitrectomy due to large...

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ND:YAG Laser Treatment for Valsalva Premacular Hemorrhage

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_4 Advantages: To increase awareness of the possible complication of maculopathy occurring in individuals during the Valsalva manoeuvre, and the efficacy of the laser Nd:YAG laser treatment. Methods: Two men, 26 and a 46 years old ,complained of sudden, painless loss of vision in their left eye. One of them became symptomatic after lifting a suitcase (Case 1), and the other one after vigorous...

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Vitrectomy Followed by Aphakia Correction with Retropupillary Fixated Iris-claw Lens (ARTISAN) in Patients with Lens and IOL-bag Complex Luxation: Long-term Results

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_5 Advantages: To show the long-term results and to demonstrate that retropupillary iris-claw lens implantation is a safe and effective method for the correction of aphakia in patients without capsule support. This surgical procedure has the advantages of a posterior chamber implantation with a low intraoperative and postoperative risk profile. Methods: This retrospective study included 19 eyes...

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A Case of Whiplash Maculopathy: Long-term Evolution

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_1 Advantages: To report a case of unilateral traumatic retinopathy due to a whiplash injury and its long-term course. Methods: A 62-year-old man was involved in a traffic accident and had a history of flexion-extension and neck trauma, but no bone injury or thorakic compression by the seatbelt. He noticed an immediate moderate visual deterioration in his right eye, which remained unchanged. One year...

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Vasalva Retinopathy

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_7 Advantages: To report the etiology, treatment and results of 8 patients with Valsalva retinopathy. Methods: Seven patients with sudden visual acuity loss due to Valsalva retinopathy were included in this study. Two patients underwent 20-G vitrectomy, 3 patients were treated with 23-G vitrectomy, in 2 patients no therapy deemed neccessary as the hemorrhage was small and resolved spontaneously after...

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Choroidal Neovascularization After PDT in a Patient with Central Serous Chrioretinopathy

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_3 Advantages: To report of a case with central serous chorioretinopathy who developed choroidal neovascularization after photodynamic therapy. Methods: A 54-year-old female presented with progressive diminution of visual acuity in her right eye (RE). A complete ocular examination including visual acuity (VA) measurement, anterior and posterior biomicroscopy, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and...

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Retinal Phototoxicity Due to Xenon Light During Vitrectomy

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_6 Advantages: To report three cases of retinal phototoxicity caused by xenon light during idiopathic macular hole surgery. Methods: Three eyes (3 patients), two females and one male with idiopathic macular hole, underwent three-port pars plana vitrectomy (Accurus, ALCON, Fort Worth, Tx, EUA) with internal limiting membrane peeling and fluid-gas exchange (C3F8) due for a large idiopathic macular hole...

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Optic Pit Maculopathy First Treated with Laser and Finally Resolved with Vitrectomy. Long-term Evaluation

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_5 Advantages: To describe a case of an optic disk pit treated with vitrectomy, and to report the long-term results. Methods: A 16-year-old female patient complained of progressive diminution of vision in the left eye (LE) for one month due to an optic disc pit with macular edema. Three years before laser photocoagulation had been performed and resulted in incomplete resolution of macular edema and...

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Laser Photocoagulation for Optic Pit Macular Detachment: Report of Two Cases

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_4 Advantages: To describe two cases with optic pit maculopathy treated by laser photocoagulation and report the final outcomes. Methods: A 48-year-old male patient presented with visual loss for 6 months in his left eye (LE) (CASE 1), and a 27-year-old female patient with complaint of progressive visual acuity diminution for 3 months in her right eye (RE) (CASE 2). A complete ocular examination...

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Anatomical and Functional Evolution After Surgery in Chronic RD. The Value of the OCT

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_2 Advantages: To report the anatomical and functional evolution in a case of persistent subretinal fluid after vitrectomy and scleral buckling for longstanding retinal detachment. We emphasize the value of the OCT to monitor the resolution of subretinal fluid. Methods: A 37-year-old male presented with visual loss in the left eye (LE) of more than four months duration. A complete ocular examination...

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Surgical Results in Bilateral Full-thickness MH After Laser-assisted in Situ Keratomileusis for Myopia

Poster 3 Miriam Garcia-Fernandez Advantages: To report the surgical results in a case of bilateral full-thickness macular hole (FTMH) after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for myopia. Methods: A 53-year-old Spanish woman who had undergone LASIK for the correction of myopia in her right and left eye (10 years ago) was referred to our department with a complaint of decreased visual acuity (VA) in both eyes. A complete ocular...

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Retinal Occlusive Vasculitis and Panuveitis with Secondary Neovascular Glaucoma After Heart Transplant

Poster 2 Miriam Garcia-Fernandez Advantages: To report a case of unilateral retinal occlusive vasculitis and panuveitis with secondary neovascular glaucoma in a patient with heart transplant. Methods: A 58-year-old man with a history of previous cardiac transplantation five months ago, under treatment with immunosuppressive agents, presented with blurred vision in his right eye (RE) for seven days. A complete ocular examination, including...

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Long-term Evolution of Combined Hamartoma of the Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium

Poster 1 Miriam Garcia-Fernandez Advantages: To show the long-term evolution of two cases of Combined Hamartoma of Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium (CHR-RPE), one managed by vitrectomy, and other managed conservatively. Methods: A 46-year-old male and a 35-year-old female, diagnosed as having a CHR-RPE, were observed during four years. One of them underwent pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) due to an extensive associated epiretinal...

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Spontaneous Closure of Stage IV Idiopathic MH and Late Reopening as a Lamellar MH

Poster 5 Joaquin Castro Navarro To report a case of spontaneous closure of stage IV full-thickness idiopathic macular hole (FTMH) and late reopening as a lamellar macular hole. Methods: A 67-year-old Spanish man was referred to our hospital with a complaint of decreased vision in his right eye and metamorphopsia for approximately 11 months. He did not report any trauma. A complete ocular examination, including, among others, determination...

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Mutation in the Exon 6 of Gene RDH12 Associated to Severe Early-onset Macular Degeneration

Poster 4 Joaquin Castro Navarro Advantages: To show the clinical evolution of a child with a novel mutation in exon 6 of gene RDH12 (gene typically associated with Leber Congenital Amaurosis: LCA) and severe early-onset macular degeneration. Methods: An 8-year-old male with unremarkable ocular and systemic history who came to our department with a complaint of progressive decline in vision in his both eyes. Full clinical ophthalmological...

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Does Incomplete Irvan Syndrome Exist?

Poster 3 Joaquin Castro Navarro Advantages: To report a case of an incomplete IRVAN (Idiopathic Retinal Vasculitis, Aneurysms and Neuroretinitis) syndrome. Methods: A 21-year-old women presented with blurred vision for 10 days in her left eye (LE). A complete ocular exploration, including Visual Acuity (VA), anterior and posterior segment examination, fluorescein angiography (FA) was carried out. Complementary exams were also...

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Can Retinitis Pigmentosa Influence MH Surgical Results?

Poster 2 Joaquin Castro Navarro Advantages: To report a case of unilateral recurrent macular hole in a patient affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Methods: A 64-year-old woman, with the previous diagnosis of RP, was referred to our department with a complaint of central visual loss in her left eye (LE) for 12 months. A complete ocular exploration, including determination of Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) (decimal notation),...

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A Dramatic Complication After Idiopathic MH Surgery: Retinal Phototoxicity

Poster 1 Joaquin Castro Navarro Advantages: To report three cases of retinal phototoxicity caused by Xenon light during idiopathic macular hole surgery. Methods: Three eyes (3 patients), two females and one male with idiopathic macular hole, underwent three-port pars plana vitrectomy (Accurus, ALCON, Fort Worth, Tx, EUA) with internal limiting membrane peeling and fluid-gas exchange and fluid-gas exchange (C3F8) due to the presence of an...

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Can Phacoemulsification Surgery Induce Changes in Patients with Idiopathic Partial Thickness Macular Holes?

Advantages: To analyze the morphologic changes (based on Optical Coherence Tomography: OCT examination) and the functional changes (based on determination of Best Corrected Visual Acuity: BCVA) in patients with the diagnosis of idiopathic partial-thickness macular holes (idiopathic Lamellar Macular Hole: LMH or Macular Pseudohole: MPH) who underwent routine cataract surgery. Methods: We prospectively analyzed 25 eyes of 23 patients with...

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Evolution of Idiopathic Partial Thickness Macular Holes. Therapeutic Implications

Advantages: To analyze the evolution of idiopathic partial thickness macular holes (lamellar macular holes (LMH) and macular pseudoholes (MPH)) in the long term, based on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) configuration and on Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) evolution, and, based on it, to determine the therapeutic implications. Methods: A prospective, observational study that includes patients with diagnosis of idiopathic LMH and/or...

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Valsava Retinopathy: Etiology, Treatment and Results

J. Castro-Navarro, C. González-Castaño, M. García-Fernández, A. García-Alonso, M. Fonollá-Gil (Oviedo, Spain) Purpose: To report the etiology, treatment and results of six patients with Valsalva retinopathy. Methods: Six patients with sudden visual acuity loss owing to Valsalva retinopathy, treated in our hospital in the last three years, were selected for this study. Two patients underwent 20-G vitrectomy, three patients were treated...

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Retinal Capillary Hemangioma and von Hippel-Lindau Disease: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications

C Gonzalez Castano, R Salazar Mendes, J Castro Navarro, M Fonolla Gil, A Garcia Alonso, P Rozas Reyes (Oviedo, Spain) Advantages: To confirm the efficacy of laser photocoagulation in retinal capillary hemangioma’s treatment, but also the retinal complications associated to this procedure and to reveal the implications of its diagnosis in patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease. Methods: A male carrier of VHL gene with large-evolution loss...

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Role of Anti-VEGF Drugs in Therapeutic Approach to Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

García Alonso Ana, Fonollá Gil Marta, Castro Navarro Joaquín, González Castaño Carmen (Oviedo, Spain) Advantages: Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (IPCV) has distinctive features among the spectrum of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), as is poor response to anti-VEGF monotherapy. When macular involvement is present, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) has provided the best outcomes. Nevertheless, persistent subretinal fluid...

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Dense Premacular Subhyaloid Haemorrhages Treated with Vitrectomy

Authors: Joaquin Castro-Navarro, I. Sliesoraityte, C.González-Castaño, A. Garcia-Alonso, M. Fonollá-Gil, Oviedo, Spain Advantages: Quick visual acuity recovery after the surgery. Quick restoration of the retina anatomical structures. The preventive role for epiretinal membrane formation. Less risk of retinal damage. Methods: Six patients with dense (more that four disk diameter), non diabetic, premacular subhyaloid hemorrhage treated...

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Dislocated Iol and Old Giant Retinal Tear

Joaquin Castro Oviedo, Spain We present the case of a patient 66 years old who was treated with argon laser twelve years ago because of a giant retinal tear without retinal detachment. Ten years later he presented a cataract and was operated with Phaco and posterior IOL implant into the capsular bag. Two years later the patient suffered a spontaneous dislocation of the IOL and capsular bag into the vitreous cavity. In the operation we...

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