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Maximizing Exposure for Scleral Buckling

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Maximizing-Exposure-for-Scleral-Buckling.flv Tara A. Young Advantages: To demonstrate a simple technique to maximize scleral exposure for buckling or posterior segment plaque placement. Methods: 2-0 silk sutures are used to loop the rectus muscle, and the thumb and index finger used to grasp the suture above the knot, with middle and ring fingers placed in the loop to direct exposure, with the hand...

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Technique of Transscleral Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Technique-of-Transscleral-Fine-Needle-Aspiration-Biopsy.flv Tara A. Young, Ben J. Glasgow Advantages: To demonstrate a technique of obtaining adequate sample material from choroidal lesions of unknown origin via a transscleral approach. Methods: After adequate scleral exposure is obtained and transillumination or indirect ophthalmoscopy is used to delineate the borders of the lesion, a 30-gauge...

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Safety in the Operating Room

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Safety-in-the-Operating-Room.flv Tara A. Young Advantages: To demonstrate my personal safety techniques using goggles, double-gloving, foot-wear and lead in the operating theater for vitreoretinal surgical cases. Methods: The risk of needle-stick injury in ophthalmic surgery will be explored. Indications for the use of goggles for eye-protection in vitreoretinal surgery, double-gloving techniques,...

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Females in Surgery – Practical Considerations

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Females-in-Surgery-Practical-Considerations.flv Tara A. Young Advantages: Lady surgeons must deal with some additional considerations when dressing for a surgical case. We now wear scrubs like our male counterparts. However the surgical cap or bonnet may be problematic for our hairstyles. Also, jewelry and rings may be lost. Methods: I will demonstrate my technique on preventing ‘flat-hair’ or...

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Talking to Patients in Difficult Situations

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Talking-to-Patients-in-Difficult-Situations.flv Tara A. Young Advantages: To share some ideas on how to deal with patients in the following situations: patients kept waiting for their appointment; patients whose surgery has failed; patients who talk too much; patients who complain about your office; patients who ask you out on a date; patients you no longer want to look after. Methods: Role-playing...

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Vitrectomy Session – Subretinal Bubbles

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2007/videos/vitrectomysession-subretinalbubbles.flv

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