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27 G Microincision Vitrectomy Surgery

Introduction: In the last years vitreoretinal surgery underwent major technical advances, especially with the most recent high frequency vitrectors and microincision systems with progressively smaller caliber, such as the 27-gauge vitrectomy system. This video aims to illustrate our pars plana vitrectomy experience with this small-gauge vitrectomy system. Material and Methods: Retrospectively we selected and analyzed all patients that...

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Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Tania Rocha_1 Purpose: Multiple evanescent white dot syndrome (MEWDS) is a rare, acute, multifocal, retinitis located at the posterior pole that occurs predominantly in young to middle-aged females. Patients may report photopsia, central scotoma or decreased vision. The cause is generally unknown and the condition is self-limiting with a favorable prognosis for visual recovery within several weeks. Setting: Department of...

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A Coral in the Retina

RETINA PHOTO_Cristina Fonseca Clinical Case: 56-year-old woman evaluated in routine ophthalmology consult for progressive right eye visual deterioration. Best-corrected visual acuity was 20/30 in the right eye and 20/20 in the left eye. Biomicroscopy revealed bilateral mild nuclear sclerosis. Right eye fundoscopy showed the presence of an exophytic, multilobulated whitish rounded neoformation, 2 disc diameters in size, located...

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