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Autologous Choroidal Graft

Samir El Baha, Egypt Purpose: To report autologous choroidal RPE patch transplantation for treatment of submacular hemorrhage in a patients with age related macular degeneration. Material & Methods: A case report of a patient with sudden vision deterioration due to submacular hemorrhage in AMD. The visual acuity was 5/5 in the right eye and 1/60 in the left eye. He was treated with autologous choroidal RPE patch transplantation. Outcome...

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Autologous Neurosensory Retinal Flap

Samir El Baha, Egypt Purpose: Free Autologous Neurosensory Retinal Flap for Closure of large macular hole. Material & Methods: Case report Neurosensory Retinal Free Flap, neurosensory retina harvest site was selected superior to the superotemporal arcade and gently moved toward the MH. Results: Visual acuity gradually improved to 20/160 at 1 week and 20/80 at 3 months postoperatively. Conclusions: New technique involving the use of an...

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Diving in Silicone

Samir El Baha, Egypt Purpose: To describe the anatomical and visual outcomes in a series of patients undergoing pars plana vitrectomy reoperation under silicone oil for recurrent retinal detachment (RD) due to proliferative vitreoretinopathy or epimacular membrane (EMM) after RD repair. Methods: This study is a prospective, consecutive, interventional case series of patients presenting with recurrent RD or EMM under silicone oil. pars plana...

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Modified Technique of Epiretinal Membrane and ILM Staining

ABSTRACT Purpose: To report on the combined use of trypan blue (TB) and brilliant blue G (BBG) for staining the epiretinal membrane (ERM) and internal limiting membrane (ILM) by injecting the dye at the retina–perfluoro-n-octane interface. Using a dye squeezer. Methods: This technique was used in 42 eyes with macular epiretinal membranes during vitrectomy using a commercially available combination of TB and BBG for ERM and ILM staining...

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Pneumatic Displacement of Submacular Hemorrhage: Long-term Results

ABSTRACT Introduction: The occurrence of a subretinal hemorrhage in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a serious complication that can impact the visual prognosis with a poor functional recovery. We report the results of sixteen patients treated with a protocol combining: vitrectomy, subretinal injection of r-TPA 0.025mg/0.3ml, subretinal injection of air, intravitreal injection of 0.05ml of bevacizumab and retinal tamponade with 20%...

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