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Endogenous Endophthalmitis: Cannon Ball on the Macula

Edited Film Sherif Embabi, Egypt 30 years old lady, immuno-compromised post labor, suffered bilateral endogenous endophthalmitis following long stay in ICU. Intraocular infection was resistant to all systemic antibacterial and antifungal agents. The right eye had fulminant endophthalmitis with large cannon ball exudate adherent to macula . The left eye had peripheral retinchoroidal lesions. The right eye had multiple surgeries to treat...

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Primary Autologous Retinal Transplant Without ILM Peeling in Myopic Macular Hole Retinal Detachment

Sherif Embabi, Egypt Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of primary autologous retinal transplant (ART) to achieve successful closure of macular holes and reattachment of the retina in myopic macular hole retinal detachment (MMH RD) associated with posterior staphyloma. Patients & Methods: 5 eyes of patients presenting with retinal detachment due to macular holes associated with posterior staphyloma. All eyes were highly myopic with axial...

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Recent Trends in Management of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy Complicating Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Hassan Mortada (Moderator), Hany Hamza & Sherif Embaby, Egypt Introduction: PVR is a multifactorial disease with a genetic background playing an important role, together with environmental influences which can increase or decrease the risk of the disease. It is characterized by migration and proliferation of cells, mainly retinal pigment epithelium, glial ceells and inflammatory cells, with subsequent formation of non-vascularized...

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ARC Course at EVRS directed by Dr. Tamer H. Mahmoud, USA

ABSTRACT The ARC surgical panel will be discussing challenging and interesting surgical cases with videos and include great surgeons from around the world: Sherif Embabi, Egypt; Shunji Kusaka, Japan; Wai-Ching Lam, Hong Kong; Andre Maia, Brazil; Zofia Michalewska, Poland; Athanasios Nikolakopoulos, Greece; Lisa Faia, Jeremy Wolfe, and Tamer Mahmoud from ARC, USA CONTACT DETAILS Tamer H. Mahmoud, MD, PhD Professor of Ophthalmology Oakland...

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Vitrectomy with ILM Peel or Invert for Myopic Macular Hole Retinal Detachment Associated with Posterior Staphyloma

ABSTRACT Purpose: To compare macular hole closure outcomes in myopic macular hole retinal detachment associated with posterior staphyloma using 2 techniques of ILM peeling. Patients & Methods: Retrospective study that included 46 eyes of 43 patients that underwent either a complete ILM peel and removal (group 1) in 28 eyes or inverted ILM flap (group 2) in 17 eyes. All eyes were pseudophakic or underwent simultaneous phacoemulsification...

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