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Vicious Vitreous

ABSTRACT The vitreous body, the volume of which is between 4 and 5 ml, consists mainly of water and collagen fibers connected with protein bonds. One of the goals of vitreoretinal surgery is the removal of the vitreous. In the case of a healthy vitreoretinal junction, this process usually proceeds without any problems. In some cases when the vitreoretinal junction is pathologically changed for example in the case of diabetic retinopathy,...

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2018 Wetlab Courses organised with the company mts

GENERAL INFORMATION There will be 12 wet lab stations. A variety of V/R machines will be available. Specifically: 12 working stations incl. microscopes 12 biom systems all necessary disposables products 12 instrument sets technical assistance during the wetlab (4 days, 4 staff members) 2 shipments of fresh pigs eyes artificial eyes  Both pigs’ eyes as well as artificial eyes will be used. Each session will last 150 minutes and will have...

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Imaging Course

ABSTRACT Ocular imaging techniques are still evolving. Busy in the surgery room we do not always have time to catch up with all the novelties. Thus, in this course will focus especially on the newest developments in the visualization of the retina and choroid. Swept Source OCT and Swept Source OCT Angiography increased our knowledge on macular diseases, vascular diseases, retinal detachment and many others. In neovascular AMD new imaging...

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Glaucoma for Vitreo Retina Specialists Course

ABSTRACT Ocular hypertension is an underestimated possible complication of vitreoretinal surgery. Aim of the Course is to combine the glaucoma specialist’s perspective with that of the retina surgeon. The Course will focus on the mechanisms involved in IOP variations during and after V/R surgery with emphasis on glaucoma damage prevention. Surgical options such as conventional, tube and MIGS surgery will be discussed. CONTACT...

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Iatrogenic Retinal Tears During Membrane Peeling Inside the Vascular Arcade

ABSTRACT Introduction: Causing iatrogenic retinal tears during membrane peeling inside the vascular arcade during epiretinal membrane (ERM) or internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling is a common complication, especially of young VR-surgeons. Method: Retrospective review of all cases with iatrogenic retinal tears during membrane peeling inside the vascular performed by one surgeon (OF) Results: During the membrane peeling in three macular...

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Diabetic Retinopathy Course

ABSTRACT Instructors: Ron Adelman, USA & Hassan Mortada, Egypt The course is a comprehensive update of the medical & surgical management of diabetic retinopathy. The dilemma of dealing with diabetic macula edema will be intensively explained. The role of different drugs, laser techniques and surgical approaches in dealing with both tractional and non-tractional DME will be elaborated. Using many high quality videos, the surgical...

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