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Intravitreal Dexamethasone Implant for Chronic DME Resistant to Ranibizumab Injections

Nil İrem Uçgun_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Purpose: To assess the effect of intravitreal dexamethasone (DEX) 0,7 mg implant (Ozurdex) in patients with chronic diabetic macular edema resistant to prior intravitreal (IV) monthly 5 dose Ranibizumab. Materials & Methods: Twenty five eyes of 24 patients were included the study. Before and after IV DEX implant visual acuity, central macular thickness (CMT) and intraocular pressure (IOP) were...

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Comparison of Clinical Outcomes of 25 and 23 Gauge Vitrectomy for PDR

Poster Mehmet Onen Purpose: To compare anatomical and functional outcomes of 25 gauge and 23 gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (TSV) for treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). Methods: Retrospective review of 81 consecutive eyes from 81 patients undergoing 25 gauge and 23 gauge TSV with a minimum of 6-month follow-up (vitreous hemorrhage (VH), n=51; tractional retinal detachment (TRD), n=30). Vitrectomy was...

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Pars Plana vitrectomy Results in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

Authors: Zeliha Yazar, Nil Irem Ucgun, Mehmet Onen, Turan Kayik, Ankara, Turkey Advantages / Purpose: The evaluation of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) surgery results on proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) cases. Methods: One hundred and sixteen eyes of 90 PDR cases were examined retrospectively. Their age was between 20 and 83; 51 were females (56%) and 39 were males (44%). Their ocular features, pre and postoperative visual acuity and...

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The Results of Pars Plana Vitrectomy in Patients with Crystalline Lens or Lens Fragments in the Vitreous During Phacoemulsification Surgery

Authors: Zeliha Yazar, Mehmet Onen, Orkida Malile, Nil Irem Ucgun, Ankara, Turkey Advantages: To examine risk factors, clinical findings, anatomic and functional results in cases in which pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) was applied because of crystalline lens or lens fragments falling into the vitreous during phacoemulsification. Methods: Twenty one eyes of 21 patients in whom PPV was applied after lens material fallings were examined...

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Posterior Subtenon Triamcinolone Acetonid Injection Efficiency in Uveitis Treatment

Zeliha Yazar, Nil Ýrem Uçgun, Dilay Ozek Purpose: To find out the efficiency of posterior subtenon triamcinolone acetonid (PSTA) injections and possible complications. Materials and Methods: 40 eyes of 22 patients (22 male, 14 female, with an average age of 36.8 (15-55) years) were studied in our clinic. Visual acuity changes, vitritis, retinal vasculitis or/and cystoid macular oedema (CME), the increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) and...

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