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Miniinvasive Vitrectomy as a Gold Standard for Severe PDR

Advantages: To examine whether 25 gauge vitrectomy might be a good approach for the treatment of severe proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and macular edema. Methods: 11 patients with severe PDR and macular edema were randomized to either 23 or 25 gauge vitrectomy. The 25 gauge vitrectomy was performed with bimanual technique, 27 gauge chandelier illumination, Tano diamond dusted scraper. 5 patients underwent 23 gauge vitrectomy...

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Tractional Macular Edema in Coats’ Disease After Laser, Cryo and Anti-VEGF; A 25 G MIVS Approach

Advantages: To present a case of tractional macular edema in Coats’ disease in a young woman, after 2 years of laser, cryotherapy and anti-VEGF treatment. Methods: A 39-year-old woman with macular pucker in Coats’ disease after 2 years of laser, cryotherapy and anti-VEGF treatment, underwent 25ga mini invasive IVTA assisted vitrectomy. We removed macular pucker after staining posterior pole with Dual Blue. During the...

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27 G One Pars Plana Port Vitrectomy with a Reflow Strategy

Purpose : To report our results for macular hole using the anterior chamber infusion (during the reverse zonular flow “Re-flow”-personal technique) one pars plana port 27G vitrectomy technique. Setting/Venue: Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital S. Maria delle Croci, Ravenna, Italy Methods: A retrospective analysis of 5 eyes which underwent re-flow one port 27g vitrectomy with the infusion in the anterior chamber for macular hole....

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