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Valsava Retinopathy: Etiology, Treatment and Results

J. Castro-Navarro, C. González-Castaño, M. García-Fernández, A. García-Alonso, M. Fonollá-Gil (Oviedo, Spain) Purpose: To report the etiology, treatment and results of six patients with Valsalva retinopathy. Methods: Six patients with sudden visual acuity loss owing to Valsalva retinopathy, treated in our hospital in the last three years, were selected for this study. Two patients underwent 20-G vitrectomy, three patients were treated...

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Role of Anti-VEGF Drugs in Therapeutic Approach to Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

García Alonso Ana, Fonollá Gil Marta, Castro Navarro Joaquín, González Castaño Carmen (Oviedo, Spain) Advantages: Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (IPCV) has distinctive features among the spectrum of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), as is poor response to anti-VEGF monotherapy. When macular involvement is present, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) has provided the best outcomes. Nevertheless, persistent subretinal fluid...

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Dense Premacular Subhyaloid Haemorrhages Treated with Vitrectomy

Authors: Joaquin Castro-Navarro, I. Sliesoraityte, C.González-Castaño, A. Garcia-Alonso, M. Fonollá-Gil, Oviedo, Spain Advantages: Quick visual acuity recovery after the surgery. Quick restoration of the retina anatomical structures. The preventive role for epiretinal membrane formation. Less risk of retinal damage. Methods: Six patients with dense (more that four disk diameter), non diabetic, premacular subhyaloid hemorrhage treated...

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