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Minimal Segmental Buckling Using a Slit Lamp and Three-mirror Lens for the Treatment of Retinal Detachment

Salim Ben Yahia*, Rim Kahloun, Salma Gargouri, Salah Jenzeri, Riadh Messaoud, Moncef Khairallah (Monastir, Tunisia) Advantages: To repair rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with minimal segmental scleral buckling using a slit lamp and three-mirror lens. Methods: Patients with primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment were treated with a segmental buckle (silicone sponge) extending over the area of the retinal break(s). Localization and...

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Transpupillary Thermotherapy for the Treatment of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Central-Serous-Chorioretinopathy.flv Salim Ben Yahia, Rim Kahloun, Bechir Jelliti, Salma Gargouri, Sonia Attia, Moncef Khairallah (Monastir, Tunisia) Advantages: To treat central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) with subthreshold transpupillary thermotherapy (TTT) inducing less damage to the macula than laser photocoagulation. Methods: Ten eyes of 10 patients with persistent serous retinal detachment...

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Intravitreal Injection of Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Angioid Streaks

Salim Ben Yahia, Rim Kahloun, Salma Gargouri, Rim Ghrissi, Riadh Messaoud, Moncef Khairallah (Monastir, Tunisia) Advantages: To manage choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to angioid streaks with intravitreal injection of bevacizumab. Methods: Eight eyes of 8 patients with CNV secondary to angioid streaks were treated with intravitreal injection of 1.25 mg (0.05 mL) of bevacizumab. Main outcome measures included changes in...

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Peribulbar Triamcinolone for Diabetic Macular Edema: Efficacy without Effects on Glycemic Control

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Diabetes.flv Authors: Salim Ben Yahia, Ines Khochtali, Haikal Neifar, Salma Gargouri,  Thameur Fattoum, Moncef Khairallah, Monastir, Tunisia Advantages: To manage diabetic macular edema (DME) with peribulbar injection of triamcinolone, known to have lower rate of ocular complications than intravitreal injection. Methods: A single peribulbar injection of triamcinolone (40 mg) was performed. Outcome...

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