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The Occam´s Razor for RD Surgery

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Advantages: Heavy perfluorocarbon liquids (PFCL) were first used regularly by Chang since 1987 and represents in complex rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) surgery a unique tool. Because of it´s tamponade pressure, 12 to 14 times more than silicon oil (SO), this liquid is able to express subretinal fluid posteriorly in many...

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Case Reports in CNV (Different from AMD): First Case

The authors report the case of a 55-year-old man complaining of metamorphopsia in his left eye (LE). Corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA) was 20/20 in the right eye (RE) and 20/25 in the LE. Fundoscopy revealed a macular hemorrhage in his LE. Spectral-Domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) showed a bilateral thickened choroid and a retinal pigment epithelium detachment (PED) with submacular hemorrhage in his LE. Fluorescein...

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Crushing Technique for the Management of Retained Lens Fragments After Cataract Surgery

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Introduction: Classically, surgery for dropped lens fragments is managed with 20-gauge (G) pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) or with a hybrid 20/23-G PPV. To our knowledge there are no reports using only 23G PPV instruments (Crushing technique). Advantage: 23G vitrector has a higher flow rate and a longer duty cycle than any 20G vitrector. So...

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