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Central Serous Retinopathy: Photodynamic Therapy Real-life Results

Central Serous Retinopathy: Photodynamic Therapy Real-life Results ABSTRACT Introduction: Central Serous Retinopathy (CSC) is a multifactorial pathology with a complex and non-totally clear pathogenesis. Most of them are auto limited with spontaneous resolution and a favourable prognosis. In some cases, serous macular detachment can remain or recur with progressive visual acuity loss. Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) based on half-dose or...

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Vitrectomy for Macular Pucker with Prophylactic Peripheral Endolaser: Results of Our Experience

Vitrectomy for Macular Pucker with Prophylactic Peripheral Endolaser: Results of Our Experience ABSTRACT Aim: Retinal detachment following macular surgery is an unfortunately well known and severe post-operative complication. The purpose of this presentation is to show our experience in the surgical technique with vitrectomy and prophylactic peripheral endolaser, in the treatment of idiopathic macular pucker. The aim of the study was to...

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ERM and ILM Removal in Only One Step: 2 Years Follow-up on Anatomical and Functional Results

ERM and ILM Removal in Only One Step: 2 Years Follow-up on Anatomical and Functional Results ABSTRACT Introduction: Epiretinal membranes (ERM) are fibrocellular proliferations on the surface of the retina, with contractile properties, that cause metamorphopsia and visual loss. ERM surgery is a demanding state-of-the-art procedure, consisting of ERM, and usually internal limiting membrane (ILM) removal. The use of multiple dyes, or the...

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Autologous Transplantation of Choroid and Retina: Reality or Fiction?

Autologous Transplantation of Choroid and Retina: Reality or Fiction? ABSTRACT The autologous transplantation of retina has been reported to treat chronic macular holes. The retina seems to integrate and regain function. Atrophic maculopathies still remain untreatable diseases. An attempt to treat macular atrophic changes with autologous choroidal and retina transplant has been made in 5 patients followed with collection of functional...

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Post Vitrectomy Macular Folds. The Final Outcome

Post Vitrectomy Macular Folds. The Final Outcome ABSTRACT Aim: To present the characteristics of 3 eyes complicated by macular folds following parsplana vitrectomy for retinal detachment. Patients: All three patients presented with upper bullous retinal detachments to which pars plana vitrectomy with gas injection was performed. Perfluorocarbon heavy liquid (PFCL) was used to flatten the retina and PFCL/air exchange was performed at the...

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Macular Edema Management with Multiple IVTs Required: There is No Reason Why ILM Peeling Should Not Be Considered at One Time

Macular Edema Management with Multiple IVTs Required: There is No Reason Why ILM Peeling Should Not Be Considered at One Time ABSTRACT Purpose: A discussion why ILM peeling should be proposed to every patient with a recurrent or chronic Macula Edema. Discussion: All kinds of RVO, BRVO, or DR could be associated to a recurrent or chronic ME. EVRS ME study teached us possibility of very good results with ILM peeling, and efficiency...

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