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Effect of Oral Citicoline in Macular Ganglion Cell Layer Thickness, After Epiretinal Membrane Surgery with Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling

Effect of Oral Citicoline in Macular Ganglion Cell Layer (GCL) Thickness, After Epiretinal Membrane (ERM) Surgery with Internal Limiting Membrane (ILM) Peeling SCIENTIFIC POSTER Effect of Oral Citicoline in Macular Ganglion Cell Layer Thickness, After Epiretinal Membrane Surgery with Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling by Vania Lages ABSTRACT Introduction: Beneficial effects of oral cytidine-5’-diphosphocholine (citicoline) have been...

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Central Serous Retinopathy: Photodynamic Therapy Real-life Results

Central Serous Retinopathy: Photodynamic Therapy Real-life Results ABSTRACT Introduction: Central Serous Retinopathy (CSC) is a multifactorial pathology with a complex and non-totally clear pathogenesis. Most of them are auto limited with spontaneous resolution and a favourable prognosis. In some cases, serous macular detachment can remain or recur with progressive visual acuity loss. Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) based on half-dose or...

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Duration of Effect of Triamcinolone Intravitreal Injection in Previously Vitrectomized Eyes

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Advantages: Triamcinolone acetonide is a corticosteroid used in the treatment of macular edema of different etiologies. To the best of our knowledge, the duration of effect of this therapy has not been described in previously vitrectomized eyes. Methods: Retrospective, descriptive, non-comparative study including eyes that underwent 23G...

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Suprachoroidal Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Subfoveal Hard Exudates

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Introduction: Macular edema is one of the main causes of severe vision loss in patients with diabetic retinopathy. In the presence of hard exudates, the prognosis is frequently unfavorable. Setting: Ophthalmology Department, Hospital de Braga, Portugal. Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efïcacy of suprachoroidal drug delivery with a...

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ILM Graft for Persistent MH After Primary Surgical Failure

Advantages: To describe a new surgical technique for macular hole closure using a patch of internal limiting membrane for persisting macular holes who have underwent pars plana vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane peeling. Methods: Six eyes of 6 patients presented to our hospital with persistent macular holes after having underwent pars plana vitrectomy, internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling and gas tamponade. All patients...

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Suprachoroidal Macular Buckling for Myopic Traction Maculopathy

Advantages: Myopic traction maculopathy (MTM), also known as myopic foveoschisis, describes the schisis-like thickening in the outer layers of highly myopic eyes with posterior staphyloma. Other findings may also include inner retinal fluid, foveal detachment, and lamellar or full-thickness macular holes followed by progressive retinal detachment. Suprachoroidal buckling (SCB) procedure is a new approach for treating MTM by creating...

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