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How to Treat an Endophtalmitis Secondary to a Blebitis?

Advantages: To treat an endophthalmis due to a blebitis and to restore the filtration function. Methods: Our surgical technique consists in: 180º superior conjunctival peritomy avoiding the conjunctiva around the scleral lamella, conjunctival dissection through the superior portion until the eye equator, vitrectomy, limbar superior corneal keratectomy, conjunctival dissection on the filtration lamellar sclera, conjuctival fixation at the...

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PPV with Choroid-RPE Patch Graft for Massive Hemorrhage Due to Neovascular ARMD

This is a video of a patient with age related macular degeneration who had a macular scar in his right eye and a new subretinal massive hemorrhage causing hemorrhagic retinal detachment in his left eye which used to be his better eye. A cataract surgery combined with pars plana vitrectomy with 360 retinotomy, removal of subretinal hemorrhage, clots and choroidal neovascular membrane, and choroid-retina pigment epithelial patch graft was...

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A New and Different Idiopathic ERM Peeling Technique

Surgery is the common therapy for  idiopathic epiretinal membranes when the visual acuity is changed and the macular thickness is increasing disturbing the vision quality. The procedure usually follows some steps: (23 gauge; 25 gauge; 27 gauge) Pars Plana Vitrectomy, posterior hyaloid detachment, ERM peeling and ILM peeling with the use of different dyes. Many Surgeons use triamcinolone for the vitrectomy and for the posterior hyaloid...

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Atraumatic ILM Peeling Without Forceps

Advantages:  An atraumatic ILM peeling is performed using the vacuum of the vitreous cutter, without a forceps, thus it is not traumatizing the retinal nerve fiber layer. Methods: This technique can be used both in 20 gauge and in 23 gauge, or 25 gauge surgery, in three different modes: either, the ERM is peeled using a traditional forceps; the ILM is usually partly removed, too; after another staining, the ILM is peeled using the vacuum...

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Homemade Chandelier Technique

Advantages: This personal technique allows peripheric vitrectomy with wide field viewing. Methods: With a quick modification of endoillumination probe. Effectiveness / Safety: This very simple and costless surgery gives very good access to the periphery during all surgery using 23 or...

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23-gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy with Massive Circular Uveal Effusion: A Small Cut with Large Impact

Introduction: While peeling an idopathic epiretinal membrane with a standard 23-gauge vitrectomy the Infusion port dislocated inadvertently and caused a massive uveal effusion. Methods: By using an additional 20-gauge sclerotomy, it is possible to continue the vitrectomy, peeling the macular pucker and the inner limiting membrane in order to successfully complete the surgery. In this case, the 20-gauge sclerotomy serves as a drainage...

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