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Thank God, I’m a Retinal Surgeon

Introduction: The anterior and posterior segments are well-demarcated territories of the eye, with surgical specificities of their own. Sub-specialization in Ophthalmology led to the differentiation of surgeons who operate exclusively in the anterior segment, as well as others who dedicate themselves to the posterior segment. Not infrequently, the anterior segment surgeon comes across circumstances in which the ability to work in the...

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Lenses with Personality

Introduction: Older age and blunt trauma account for most cases of crystalline or intraocular lens (IOL) subluxation or dislocation. Not uncommonly, the retinal surgeon comes across cases in which the lens explant does not seem as easy as expected. Purpose: We report our experience with crystalline and intraocular lens implant removal. Material & Method: This is a retrospective assessment of the surgical records from five patients...

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