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Beveled Cannula Placement for 23 and 25 Gauge Vitrectomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Beveled-Cannula-Placement-for-23-and-25-Gauge-Vitrectomy.flv Robert L. Avery, MD (Santa Barbara, CA)* SYNOPSIS Beveled entry with 23 and 25 gauge trocar/cannula systems for vitrectomy are demonstrated. The entry is rapid and does not require specialized instru-ments. This simple modification of the introduction of the cannula allows for a self-sealing wound – thereby poten-tially lowering the risk of...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) for the Treatment of Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Alessandro A. Castellarin, MD (Santa Barbara, CA), Robert L. Avery, MD (Santa Barbara, CA),* Dante J. Pieramici, MD (Santa Barbara, CA),* Ma-an A. Nasir, MD (Santa Barbara, CA), Melvin D. Rabena, BS (Santa Barbara, CA), Matthew J. Giust, CRA (Santa Barbara, CA) PURPOSE: To report the safety and biologic effect of intravitreal bevacizumab in the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration in patients followed for a minimum of 6...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) in the Treatment of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-(Avastin)-in-the-Treatment-of-Proliferative-Diabetic-Retinopathy.swf http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-(Avastin)-in-the-Treatment-of-Proliferative-Diabetic-Retinopathy.flv Robert L. Avery, MD (Santa Barbara, CA),* Dante J. Pieramici, MD (Santa Barbara, CA),* Alessandro A. Castellarin, MD (Santa Barbara, CA), Ma-an A. Nasir, MD (Santa Barbara,...

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Beveled Cannula Placement for 23 and 25 Gauge Vitrectomy

Beveled Cannula Placement for 23 and 25 Gauge Vitrectomy

Robert L. Avery, MD (Santa Barbara, CA) SYNOPSIS Beveled entry with 23 and 25 gauge trocar/cannula systems for vitrectomy are demonstrated. The entry is rapid and does not require specialized instru-ments. This simple modification of the introduction of the cannula allows for a self-sealing wound – thereby poten-tially lowering the risk of hypotony, wound leak, and endophthalmitis. ...

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The I-vation Sustained Release Drug Delivery System and Intravitreal Implant

Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD (San Francisco, CA),* Robert L. Avery, MD (Santa Barbara, CA), Herbert L. Cantrill, MD (Minneapolis, MN), Pravin U. Dugel, MD (Phoenix, AZ), Dean Eliott, MD (Los Angeles, CA), Charlene Anderson, (Irvine, CA)* PURPOSE: The I-Vation sustained drug delivery system was designed to provide controlled delivery of therapeutics to the back of the eye in a platform that balances minimally invasive implantation, sustained...

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Pre-operative Bevacizumab (Avastin) as a Surgical Adjuvant in the Treatment of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Pre-operative-Bevacizumab-(Avastin)-as-a-Surgical-Adjuvant-in-the-Treatment-of-Proliferative-Diabetic-Retinopathy.flv Robert L. Avery, MD (Santa Barbara, CA)* SYNOPSIS Preoperative Avastin is shown to be very helpful in decreasing the vascularity of PDR membranes thereby reducing the intra-operative bleeding.

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