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Brillant Blue: An Excellent Dye to Peel the ILM

PurposeĀ : To evaluate the potential of brillant blue g (BBG) for intraoperative staining of the inner limiting membrane (ILM) and to compare the different concentration of BBG showing the efficacy to stain. Methods: Review, interpretation and commentary regarding the most relevant stain, showing 2 different concentration of BBG. Results: The cases reviewed included the following diagnoses: epiretinal membrane (2), macular hole (5),...

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Ten Consecutive Cases of Endophthalmitis After IVT of Bevacizumab

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to report 10 consecutive cases of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab (avastin; roche) obtained from a single batch. Methods: One vial of bevacizumab (100mg/4ml) was used to take 10 sterile injections and aplied in the same moment that was taken from the batch. Bevacizumab (1.25mg/0.05ml) was injected intravitreally into 10 eyes of ten patiens to treat diabetic macular edema,...

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