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Iris Substitutes

Edited Film Manzar Saeed, United Kingdom Anterior segment disruption due to trauma can pose a challenge in vitreoretinal surgery. Various methods of iris reconstruction are presented. From sectorial replacement to total aniridia using a variety of devices. Morcher 360 degree iris and IOL implantation technique is shown. Also, a novel and less commonly available Artificial Iris implant (HumanOptics AG) is presented. It is an elegant...

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Edited Film Manzar Saeed, Manish Gunda, United Kingdom Edited video of a case of blunt trauma is presented whereby the crystalline lens dislocated in vitreous rendering the eye essentially aphakic. Pars plana vitrectomy, lensectomy and primary intra-ocular lens (IOL) implantation was planned under local anaesthesia. employed to carry out lensectomy first. During the course of vitrectomy a giant retinal tear was encountered involving more...

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Densiron Tamponade – Is It a Viable Option ?

Manzar Saeed, Ana Manzar, Manish Gunda, UK Introduction: Retinal detachment due to breaks in lower half of the retina pose a management challenge due to relatively poor tamponade effect of conventional gases and silicone oil. There are several studies published comparing various surgical options for these cases such as scleral buckling versus vitrectomy with silicone oil or gas and using these techniques in various combination. There is no...

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Outcome of ILM Pedicle Graft – A New Technique for Persistent Macular Holes

ABSTRACT Purpose: To evaluate the anatomical and visual outcomes of a novel technique, ILM pedicle graft in patients with failed standard macular hole surgery with ILM peel. To evaluate anatomical and functional outcome, and assess the feasibility of surgical technique. Methods: Patients with refractory macular holes (Previous pars plana vitrectomy, standard ILM macular-rhexis, C2F6 gas and face down positioning), were treated with this...

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Outcome of Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome: Natural Course vs Vitrectomy vs Ocriplasmin

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Outcome of Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome Natural Course vs Vitrectomy vs Ocriplasmin Constantinos Demosthenous Purpose: Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD) is a common eye condition related with the normal aging of vitreous gel. However, the presence of persistent vitreomacular adhesions exerting tractional forces may be associated with the disruption of foveal anatomy thereby causing symptoms of visual...

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Vitrectomy for Floaters – Risks versus Benefits

Purpose: To review the outcome of small gauge vitrectomy for symptomatic floaters and compare risks versus benefits. Background: Floaters can be a symptomatic condition due to partial liquefaction of vitreous gel or accumulation of opacities in vitreous. Patients may complain of a variety of visual symptoms, which can be potentially disabling. This phenomenon may or may not be associated with posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) which is...

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Vitrectomy / ILM Peel / Gas / No Laser for Optic Disc Pit Associated Macular Hole

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of vitrectomy, ILM peel and gas tamponade without laser photocoagulation in a case of macular hole associated with optic disc pit. Case description: A 51 year old female presented with blurring of central vision in left eye for the last six months. BCVA RE 6/6, LE 6/60 and IOP was 16 mm Hg in either...

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