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Full Thickness Macular Hole Surgery After Three Intravitreal Injections of Aflibercept

Full Thickness Macular Hole Surgery After Three Intravitreal Injections of Aflibercept ABSTRACT Background: The pathogenesis of macular hole formation is widely accepted as a tractional force at the vitreo-retinal interface in fovea. Also treatment of macular hole is widely accepted, vitrectomy and ILM peeling. We report a case of macular hole surgery after three intravitreous aflibercept injection as a treatment of that same macular...

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A Novel Mobile e-health Self-monitoring Test for Macular Diseases

A Novel Mobile e-health Self-monitoring Test for Macular Diseases ABSTRACT Objective: To present a novel mobile e-health self-monitoring test for macular diseases and its ability to identify the worsening of wet AMD early within a pro re nata (PRN) antiVEGF treatment scheme. Methods: We developed a novel so called dot alignment test Alleye ® to measure hyper acuity. Patients can perform this test at home on portable devices. Results...

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Choroidal Neovascularisation Following Epiretinal Membrane Surgery: Case Series

Choroidal Neovascularisation Following Epiretinal Membrane Surgery: Case Series ABSTRACT Aim: To report unusual complication of sub retinal choridal neovascularisation (SRNVM) following uneventful epiretinal membrane surgery; Methodology: Retrospective case series at University Hospital Southampton, United Kingdom Results: A total of 2 cases underwent uneventful combined phacoemulsification, pars plana vitrectomy and membrane peel for...

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Pneumatic Displacement of Submacular Hemorrhage

Pneumatic Displacement of Submacular Hemorrhage ABSTRACT Advantage: Pneumatic displacement of large submacular hemorrhage in hemorrhagic AMD (and similar conditions) using intraocular injection of C3F8 leads to a fast relief, enables blood reabsorption and opens the way to the continuation of AMD treatment. We do not use any additional medicaments as TPA but continue with anti-VEGF therapy in most cases. Method: The pneumatic displacement...

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A Rare Complication of Intravitreal Injection with Anterior Chamber Paracentesis: Inadvertent Retinal Trauma Induced by the Needle

A Rare Complication of Intravitreal Injection with Anterior Chamber Paracentesis: Inadvertent Retinal Trauma Induced by the Needle ABSTRACT We report four cases of traumatic retinal lesion related to the needle used for anti-VEGF intravitreal injection. An aqueous paracentesis was performed before the injection in all cases. A 30-gauge needle with a ½ inch long tip was always used. In three cases, the distal end of the needle was...

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Comparison of Perfused CNV and Disciform MD After Anti-VEGF Treatment of nAMD

Comparison of Perfused CNV and Disciform MD After Anti-VEGF Treatment of nAMD ABSTRACT Purpose: To evaluate perfused group with preservation of foveal outer retina layer on nAMD after antiVEGF treatment. Materials & Method: Authors compared OCT findings and visual acuity of perfused CNV group and other disciform MD group after antiVEGF intravitreal injection treatment. 30 eyes of perfused CNV and other 30 eyes of disciform MD patients...

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Combined Intravitreal Anti-VEGF & Subtenon Corticosteroids in AMD to Reduce ME Recurrence and Increase Delay Between IVTs: An Update and Some Lessons

Combined Intravitreal Anti-VEGF & Subtenon Corticosteroids in AMD to Reduce ME Recurrence and Increase Delay Between IVTs: An Update and Some Lessons ABSTRACT Purpose: To evaluate with time efficiency of combined treatment using Anti-VEGF & subtenon (or subconjonctival) corticosteroids in ME recurrence in AMD Material & Methods: All kinds of CNV in AMD were included in this retrospective study (classic, minimally classic,...

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Suprachoroidal Steroids Delivery One More Option

Suprachoroidal Steroids Delivery One More Option ABSTRACT An 18-mounths observation was performed to determine the safety and efficacy of a sustained-release dexamethasone implant (Ozurdex) for the treatment of patients with macular edema in terms of non-infectious chronic posterior segment uveitis. We present our outcomes included position of the implant (UBM), macular reaction on OCT, change in visual acuity, the need for adjunctive...

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Case Series of Toxoplasmosis in a Tertiary Eye Care Centre in South India

Case Series of Toxoplasmosis in a Tertiary Eye Care Centre in South India ABSTRACT Purpose: To examine the spectrum, clinical profile and outcome of patients with toxoplasmosis. Material & Methods: Retrospective analysis of case records of 22 patients (26 eyes) diagnosed as toxoplasmosis from 1 Jan 2015 to 31 Dec 2015 was done. Follow up range from 14 to 25 months. Demographic Data, clinical presentation, antibody titre, treatment...

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Unexpected Intraoperative Events of Sustained Release-corticosteroid Implant When Used in the Context of Pars Plana Vitrectomy Surgery

Unexpected Intraoperative Events of Sustained Release-corticosteroid Implant When Used in the Context of Pars Plana Vitrectomy Surgery ABSTRACT Intravitreal dexamethasone implant (Ozurdex) and fluocinolone acetonide implant (Iluvien®) are FDA approved sustained-release corticosteroid treatments for use in macular edema secondary to diabetic retinopathy. The benefits of Ozurdex implants are also extended to the treatment of retinal vein...

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Surgical Treatment of Advanced Coats Disease

Surgical Treatment of Advanced Coats Disease ABSTRACT Children with advanced Coats disease who had been operated for exudative retinal detachment were involved in the study. The surgical technique included external drainage of subretinal fluid supported with pars plana infusion and cryotherapy application together with anti-VEGF or triamcinolone injection. Pre and postop anatomical and functional status of the eyes will be discussed. Take...

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Going Trans Coats in Coats Disease

Going Trans Coats in Coats Disease ABSTRACT Going Trans Coats in Coats Disease Coats disease is an ocular condition affecting children specially males and occasionally young adults characterized by retinal telangiectasia, aneurysms and exudation. Over the years different stages and the respective management have been described in various studies. Herein reporting a new never described minimally invasive method of treatment of Stage 3B...

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