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Fluorescein Angiography in ROP: A New Dimension !

Scientific Poster Fluorescein Angiography in ROP A New Dimension! by Susana Teixeira, Ana Sofia Lopes, Graça Pires, Filomena Silva, Isabel Prieto, Portugal Susana Teixeira, Ana Sofia Lopes, Graça Pires, Filomena Silva, Isabel Prieto, Portugal Retinopathy of prematurity is one of the leading causes of childhood blindness around the world. The physiopathology, clinic and treatment of this disease are still under sparkling investigation....

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… Just Want to Play Football

Edited Film Susana Teixeira, Mario Ramalho, Susana Henriques, Ana Sofia Lopes, Graça Pires, Portugal We present the case of a 16-year-old boy who was brought to the emergency room because of a sudden drop of the visual performance. He had congenital rubella with deep deafness, mental retardation and at 1 year of age he was submitted to a bilateral cataract surgery. At 4 years of age the left eye was enucleated because of glaucomatous...

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Retina Photo                 Susana Henriques, Mario Ramalho, Ana Sofia Lopes, Graça Pires, Susana Teixeira, Portugal Oculocutaneous albinismo is a genetically determined disorder of the melanin syntesis. It is associated with decreased visual acuity, nystagmus, strabismus, hypopigmentation of the uvea and hypoplasia of the fovea. The authors present the Retcam image of a two weeks old infant with...

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Pediatric Retina

Sengul Ozdek, Turkey, Susana Teixeria, Portugal, Sunji Kusaka, Japan, Mohamed Moghazi, Egypt, Nur Acar, Turkey 1. Surgery for Stage 4-5 ROP given by Susana Teixeria 2. Surgery for PFV given by Sengul Ozdek 3. Surgery for CXLR given by Sunji Kusaka 4. Surgery for Coats Disease given by Mohamed Moghazi 5. Surgery for RRD in Children given by Nur Acar Contact Details:   Sengul Ozdek Gazi University, School of Medicine, Ophthalmology...

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Trauma

Matteo Forlini, Italy, Ferenc Kuhn, USA, Angelina Meireles, Portugal, Hassan Mortada, Egypt & Susana Teixeira, Portugal 1) “The 3 gravest sins in ocular traumatology” (12 minutes) given by Ferenc Kuhn, USA 2) “Trauma Score” (12 minutes) given by Susana Teixeira, Portugal 3) “Anterior Segment Trauma: Classification and Management” (12 minutes) given by Matteo Forlini, Italy 4) “Surgical...

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Pediatric Vitreoretinal Surgical Course

ABSTRACT This pediatric vitreoretinal surgical course starts with main principles of pediatric VRS and continues with specific surgical diseases: ROP, FEVR, Coats, PFV and pediatric rhegmatogenous retinal detachments. Each talk contains case presentations as surgical videos of the representative cases of each disease presented by the distinguished experienced faculty.   Main Principles of Pediatric VRS by Sengul Ozdek, Turkey Surgical...

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ROP Surgery – Late Stages IV and V

EDITED FILM ABSTRACT Retinopathy of prematurity is one of the leading causes of childhood blindness in the world. Even when treatment is properly performed some cases progresses to stage IV and V. New surgical advances allow performing surgery early, safely, with lens sparing and consequent better anatomical results than a few years ago. Stage V remains a surgical indication with less success rate than stage IV so it’s advisable to...

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Anti-VEGF treatment in ROP: 11 Years of Experience

Anti-VEGF treatment in ROP: 11 Years of Experience SCIENTIFIC POSTER Anti-VEGF treatment in ROP 11 Years of Experience by Susana Teixeira, Rosalina Barroso, Graca Pires, Mafalda Mota, Filomena Silva, Portugal ABSTRACT ROP remains one of the leading causes of preventable childhood blindness worldwide. The ablative treatment strategy has been used for more than 30 years now and it’s efficacy and limitations are well known. In 2006, we...

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ROP Treatment – When Time Matters

ROP Treatment – When Time Matters EDITED FILM ABSTRACT The authors present a movie about the importance of correct screening and timing treatment of ROP. Some clinical cases treated with laser ablation of peripheral retina, intravitreal anti-VEGF and vitrectomy are presented. It is aimed to sensitize ophthalmological community to the impact of good ROP screening and treatment and make an alert to how devastated this disease can...

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ARC Vitreoretinal Surgery Rounds

ARC Vitreoretinal Surgery Rounds Dr. Alay Banker, India CONTACT DETAILS     Dr. Lisa Faia, USA: Email: faia.lisa@gmail.com or lfaia@arcpc.net           Dr. Jeremy Wolfe, USA: Email: jwolfe@arcpc.net or jeremydwolfe@gmail.com       Retinopathy of Prematurity Never give up ! Susana Teixeira, Portugal Macular Hole Total Retinal Detachment Myopic Traction Maculopathy Macular Schisis...

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Eight Years Experience with the Use of Bevacizumab in ROP

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Objectives: To report the ocular outcome in retrospective consecutive case series of Type I ROP (stage 3+) who had intravitreal injection of avastin as treatment for acute ROP. Methods: Retrospective review of 32 premature infants clinical cases (50 eyes) who received 0,03 cc of intravitreal bevacizumab as adjuvant treatment for laser...

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Vascular Findings in Eyes After Intravitreal Injection of Bevacizumab for ROP

Purpose: To report vascular findings in eyes that had primary treatment with intravitreal bevacizumab for acute ROP (type I stage 3+ ROP). Methods: Retrospective review of 22 infants (32 eyes) that had primary treatment with intravitreal bevacizumab for Type I (stage 3+) ROP. Of those, fourteen (22 eyes) had Zone I or Posterior Zone II ROP and 8 (10 eyes) had Zone II ROP. The minimum follow-up is 1,5 years and the maximum is 6,5...

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Case Reports in CNV (Different from AMD): Fifth Case

A 45 years old type II diabetic male had a posterior choroidal rupture secondary to traumatic ocular rupture originated by blunt trauma in the left eye. One year after the trauma the patient developed a choroidal neovascular membrane in the edge of the choroidal rupture. He was treated with intravitreal injections of bevacizumab as needed during two years until the CNVM had no apparent vascular activity and a fibrotic scar is present. Most...

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Smartphones in Ophthalmology: A Promising New World!

The potentialities of the new generation of smartphones in ophthalmology are growing every day. From education to patient evaluation, image registration and information sharing, these new tool are changing our habits. We present clinical cases registered by smartphone in different ocular pathologies, from pole to pole. In some pediatric cases we compare smartphone images to RetCam...

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Treatment of Aggressive Posterior ROP

Authors: Susana Teixeira, Manuela Bernardo, Graça Pires, Filomena Silva, Diogo Cavalheiro, Rosalina Barroso, Lisbon, Portugal Advantages: Aggressive Posterior ROP (AP-ROP) is a unique presentation of ROP that, even with the best standard treatment (pre-threshold laser ablation of anterior avascular retina) leads to unfavorable anatomic (55,2%) and functional (58%) results. As the proliferative phase (ROP Phase II) is associated with high...

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