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Glaucoma

Giampaolo Gini, Italy/United Kingdom & Nishani Amerasinghe, United Kingdom 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...

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The Effectiveness of the Use of Cytoprotector Meldonium After the Introduction of Aflibercept in Patients with Neovascular AMD Resistant to Ranibizumab

Natalia Zhaivoronok, L.P. Danilova, Russian Federation Purpose: To evaluate the clinical efficacy of the combined use of aflibercept and meldonium in tachyphylaxis of neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration (nAMD) to ranibizumab. Materials: A comparative analysis of nAMD treatment results in 25 eyes (25 patients) aged from 52 to 79 (mean age 68.3±2.5) years, 17 women and 8 men was carried out. The main criterion for inclusion in the...

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Fluorescein Angiography in ROP: A New Dimension !

Scientific Poster Fluorescein Angiography in ROP A New Dimension! by Susana Teixeira, Ana Sofia Lopes, Graça Pires, Filomena Silva, Isabel Prieto, Portugal Susana Teixeira, Ana Sofia Lopes, Graça Pires, Filomena Silva, Isabel Prieto, Portugal Retinopathy of prematurity is one of the leading causes of childhood blindness around the world. The physiopathology, clinic and treatment of this disease are still under sparkling investigation....

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Retinal Microvascular Characteristics in Eyes with Idiopathic Epiretinal Membrane

Scientific Poster Retinal Microvascular Characteristics in Eyes with Idiopathic Epiretinal Membrane by Sabahattin Sul, Aylin Karalezli, Turkey Sabahattin Sul, Aylin Karalezli, Turkey Purpose: To evaluate the microvascular structure in the macula with optical coherence tomography angiography in eyes with idiopathic epiretinal membrane (iERM). Methods: 60 eyes of 30 patients were included in this study. Fellow eyes (30 eyes) had no ocular...

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Changes in Retinal Vessel and Retinal Layer Thickness After Vitrectomy in Macula-off Retinal Detachment Using Swept-source Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

Yong Un Shin, Heeyoon Cho, Mincheol Seong, Jung Wook Lee, South Korea Purpose: To compare post-vitrectomy retinal vessel density and retinal layer thickness between eyes with macula-off and macula-on rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) using swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) and OCT angiography (OCTA) and to identify OCTA factors associated with visual outcome. Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 50 eyes that underwent...

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Streptococcus Sanguinis Endophthalmitis After Cataract Surgery

Min Ho Shin, In Young Chung, Hyun Ji Kang, Ji Seong Jung, Woong Sun Yoo, South Korea Introduction: Endophthalmitis is one of the most serious complications that can occur after cataract surgery, and may result in permanent visual impairment despite adequate treatment. Gram-positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus species are the most common causative organism. Streptococcus sanguinis,...

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