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Closer Look at Physical Properties of PFCL and Silicone Oil

Advantages: To study physical properties of perfluorocarbon liquids and silicone oil in vitro. Methods: Samples of perfluodecalin and silicone oil were taken to study their physical properties under microscope in dormant conditions. Samples of emulsified silicone oil were studied under microscope in BSS drop to evaluate physical properties in dormant conditions. Additional sample staining with the use of stain Sudan III was performed....

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Unusual Post-op High VA After Scleral Buckling with Incomplete Macular Reattachment

Advantages: To report a clinical case of long-standing post-operative high best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) after scleral buckling procedure due to rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RD) with incomplete macular reattachment. Methods: A sixty-four-year-old female was admitted to Kyiv Eye Microsurgery Center in September 2011 with diagnosis of rhegmatogenous RD (extension from 5 to 11 o’clock) on her right eye temporal side with...

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The Frequency of Silicone Oil Induced Glaucoma After Pars Plana Vitrectomy

A. Sergienko, L. Lytvynchuk, I. Kozlovska, Galina Y. Lavrenchuk, O. Fylypchuk, V. Siriachenko (Kyiv, Ukraine) Advantages: To evaluate the incidence of secondary glaucoma after pars plana vitrectomy due to silicon oil emulsification in different terms of endotamponade and to study the efficacy of trabeculectomy in refractory cases to medical treatment. Methods: Sixty-four (64) patients with different duration of silicon oil endotamponade...

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