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Change in Lifestyle and Oral Eplerenone Treatment for CSCR. A Case Report

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_1 Advantages: To increase awareness of the importance of change in lifestyle and relaxation and other alternative stress-reduction techniques, for the improvement of patients with central serous corioretinopathy diagnosis. Moreover, this stress reduction, combined with oral eplerenone treatment can contribute to the complete resolution of this pathology. Methods: One 58-year old man complained...

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Complication Secondary to PDT in a Patient with CSCR

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_2 Advantages: To report a case of a patient with a history of central serous chorioretinopathy who developed choroidal neovascularization after photodynamic therapy. Methods: A 54-year-old female presented with progressive diminution of visual acuity in her right eye (RE). A complete ocular examination, including determination of Visual Acuity (VA), anterior and posterior biomicroscopy, optical...

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Long-term Evolution of Combined Hamartoma of the Retina and the Retinal Pigment Epithelium: A Report of Two Cases

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_3 Advantages: To report the long-term evolution in two cases of combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium. Methods: A 46-year-old male and a 35-year-old female, diagnosed as having a combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium, were observed for eleven and four years, respectively. The first one was treated with pars plana vitrectomy due to large...

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ND:YAG Laser Treatment for Valsalva Premacular Hemorrhage

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_4 Advantages: To increase awareness of the possible complication of maculopathy occurring in individuals during the Valsalva manoeuvre, and the efficacy of the laser Nd:YAG laser treatment. Methods: Two men, 26 and a 46 years old ,complained of sudden, painless loss of vision in their left eye. One of them became symptomatic after lifting a suitcase (Case 1), and the other one after vigorous...

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Vitrectomy Followed by Aphakia Correction with Retropupillary Fixated Iris-claw Lens (ARTISAN) in Patients with Lens and IOL-bag Complex Luxation: Long-term Results

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_5 Advantages: To show the long-term results and to demonstrate that retropupillary iris-claw lens implantation is a safe and effective method for the correction of aphakia in patients without capsule support. This surgical procedure has the advantages of a posterior chamber implantation with a low intraoperative and postoperative risk profile. Methods: This retrospective study included 19 eyes...

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Vasalva Retinopathy

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_7 Advantages: To report the etiology, treatment and results of 8 patients with Valsalva retinopathy. Methods: Seven patients with sudden visual acuity loss due to Valsalva retinopathy were included in this study. Two patients underwent 20-G vitrectomy, 3 patients were treated with 23-G vitrectomy, in 2 patients no therapy deemed neccessary as the hemorrhage was small and resolved spontaneously after...

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Optic Pit Maculopathy First Treated with Laser and Finally Resolved with Vitrectomy. Long-term Evaluation

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_5 Advantages: To describe a case of an optic disk pit treated with vitrectomy, and to report the long-term results. Methods: A 16-year-old female patient complained of progressive diminution of vision in the left eye (LE) for one month due to an optic disc pit with macular edema. Three years before laser photocoagulation had been performed and resulted in incomplete resolution of macular edema and...

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Anatomical and Functional Evolution After Surgery in Chronic RD. The Value of the OCT

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_2 Advantages: To report the anatomical and functional evolution in a case of persistent subretinal fluid after vitrectomy and scleral buckling for longstanding retinal detachment. We emphasize the value of the OCT to monitor the resolution of subretinal fluid. Methods: A 37-year-old male presented with visual loss in the left eye (LE) of more than four months duration. A complete ocular examination...

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Evolution of Idiopathic Partial Thickness Macular Holes. Therapeutic Implications

Advantages: To analyze the evolution of idiopathic partial thickness macular holes (lamellar macular holes (LMH) and macular pseudoholes (MPH)) in the long term, based on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) configuration and on Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) evolution, and, based on it, to determine the therapeutic implications. Methods: A prospective, observational study that includes patients with diagnosis of idiopathic LMH and/or...

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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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