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High Intensity Thermal Laser in Non-subfoveal Polypoidal Choroido Vasculopathy – An Effective Method

Advantages: In non-subfoveal idiopathic polypoidal choroido vasculopathy (IPCV) cases, the high to moderate intensity green laser along with or with out anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) injections may be tried with good success in cases refractory to photodynamic therapy (PDT). Methods: Five eyes of five patients were studied retrospectively. Two patients were male and three patients were female, the age group ranging...

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Removing the Submacular Scar

Submacular scar in long standing age related macular degeneration cases severly compromise the vision and vis a vis the day to day activity of the person thus affected. Minimum improvements in the vision make these patients happier. It helps them with at least the benefit of improved field of vision. Here we describe surgery in a patient with long standing macular scar. Novel instrumentation technique was used to make a sub macular cannula....

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Macular Hole Surgery – Different Situations

The initial indications for macular hole surgery was only extensive retinal detachment caused by the hole. The modern technique of macular hole surgery with pars plana vitrectomy was started in early 1990s. The initial success rate of closure was about 60%. The surgery came a long way down the timeline to a closure rate of 80% to 90%. We use different vital stains to stain the internal limiting membrane. The viewing system improved a lot...

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25 Gauge Vitrectomy – An Effective Method for Sutureless Diabetic Vitrectomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/AbhijitChattopadhyay_VP6_768K.flv Abhijit Chattopadhyay, Chirag Bhatt, Soumen Mandal, Shubhankarsri Paul (Kolkata, India) Advantages: 25 Gauge sutureless methods allow early ambulation and quick recovery. This system also helps in better maintenance of intra-ocular pressure thus reducing the intra-operative bleeding. The hospital staying time also got reduced remarkably. The lid swelling and...

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