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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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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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Routine ILM Peeling for Macula off Retinal Detachment

To compare anatomical outcomes, visual acuity results and secondary epirretinal membrane formation rates in patients with macula-off retinal detachment with or without peeling of the internal limiting membrane (ILM). Retrospective study including all patients who underwent vitrectomy for macula-off retinal detachment during the year 2012 in our department. Patients were divided in 2 groups according to whether the ILM was peeled or not. ILM...

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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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Developing an Acessory Light Source for Pars Plana Vitrectomy: The Technique

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Advantages: To describe our technique of creating an accessory light source to perform pars plana vitrectomy using a light pipe and an infusion line from two different manufacturing companies (Alcon® and B&L®). Methods: We explain step-by-step with a video how to create this device. Effectiveness / Safety: This procedure allows...

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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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