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Office-based Procedures : Global Perspective…Myths & Realities

ABSTRACT   CONTACT DETAILS   Malhar SONI Consultant Ophthalmologist London UK Email :...

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Use of 3D Viewing System in Phacovitrectomy

ABSTRACT Aim: To evaluate the use of 3D viewing system in combined surgery. Methods: We present our experience of the use of 3D viewing system in combined phacovitrectomy cases. Results: We present the cons and prone of this system in applied surgery. Conclusion: The 3D viewing system can be a valuable tool in combined phacovitrectomy cases. CONTACT DETAILS George PAPPAS, George MPASTAKIS Venizeleio Hospital Heraklion Greece Email :...

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Dropped Nucleus: Intravitreal Chopping with a New 23 Gauge Foreign Body Forceps and Removal – A New Option

ABSTRACT Nucleus drop is an indication for vitreoretinal surgery. Inflammation is generally increased in these eyes after complicated cataract surgery, and posterior hyaloid is often attached. Vitrectomy probes are usually not efficient to remove these hard materials, and endophacofragmentation is often necessary. Endophacofragmentation probes are usually not available in 23g, and routine phaco probe without a sleeve can be used instead...

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Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation Therapy in Eyes with Retinitis Pigmentosa

ABSTRACT Retinitis pigmentosa(RP) is a group of inherited degenerative disease of outer retina causing progressive loss of vision in both eyes. Unfortunately no effective treatment exists for this group of diseases. Recently, Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation (TES) therapy has been described, which includes electrical stimuation of the retina in both eyes with the customised energy once in every week for at least 3 months. This therapy is...

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Minimal Invasive Sub-Tenon Anesthesia for Small Gauge Vitrectomy

ABSTRACT Purpose: Sharing the technique of minimal invasive Sub-Tenon anesthesia for pars plana vitrectomy. Methods: Case series, description of technique and instructional videos. Background: The standard Sub-Tenon cannula has a curved 19G shaft with a smooth flattened tip and can provide adequate anesthesia and akinesia of the globe, if the anesthetic is administered in the posterior Sub-Tenon space. This technique has proven to be safer...

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Blockchain in Retina Practice: A Big Bang!

ABSTRACT Purpose: Explain how Blockchain protocol technology should quickly transform our retinal practice. Discussion:   Bitcoin and blockchain protocol technology are already changing the world, and Health care won’t derogate in it. We all know that patient’s health data are recorded and digitized. Most people fear the use of these data in financial interests or nefarious oversight. Blockchain protocols are using...

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