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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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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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