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Primary Vitrectomy Without Buckle for the Treatment of Retinal Detachment

Jean-Paul Berrod, I. Hubert, R. Ouled-Moussa, M. Casillas (Nancy, France) Advantages: Primary pars plana vitrectomy (P.P.V) is nowadays a common practice to repair retinal detachments in pseudophakic or phakic patients. It reduces periocular and muscle disorders, facilitates visualization of the breaks, and shortens surgical time. The technique was presented at the EVRS meeting in Biarritz in 2001 with excellent initial results of 92%...

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Two Years Follow Up Visual Outcomes of Epiretinal Membrane Surgery in Phakic or Pseudophakic Eyes Operated with 20-Gauge or 25 gauge Vitrectomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Combined-or-not-Combined.flv Authors: Jean-Paul Berrod, R. Ouled-Moussa, I. Hubert, P. Genin-Perriguey, Nancy, France Advantages: Combined phaco-vitrectomy for epimacular membrane surgery prevents the need of a second operation but may induce macular edema. 25-Gauge vitrectomy minimizing ocular trauma might be the best standard. Methods: Retrospective study of 111 eyes operated on between 2001 and...

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Persisting Floaters: is Vitrectomy the Solution?

Authors: M. Feraoun, I. Hubert, R. Ouled Moussa, Jean-Paul Berrod, Nancy, France Advantages: There is a strong need for an effective treatment for patients suffering from persisting floaters with an altered visual function and a reduced quality of life. Vitrectomy is a treatment allowing a nearly complete removal of floaters. Methods: Patients underwent a three-port pars plana vitrectomy performed under local anesthesia using a panoramic...

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