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Ultrasound Biomicroscopy in Diagnostics of Fibrovascular Ingrowth at Sclerotomy Sites after Primary Vitrectomy in Diabetic Patients

Sergey Nosov, Pavel Rylov (State Institution “IRTC Eye Microsurgery” named after S.N. Fyodorov Ekaterinburg Branch, Ekaterinburg, Russia), Anatoly Varaksin (Industrial Ecology Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences Ural Division, Ekaterinburg, Russia) Advantages: To estimate diagnostic value of UBM for fibrovascular ingrowth (FVIG) in diabetic patients after primary vitrectomy. Methods: Investigation involved 132 patients (158 eyes)...

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Ultrasound Biomicroscopy of the Sclerotomy Sites Following Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Diabetic Eye Disease

Tamer Macky, MD (Cairo, Egypt), Pakinam H Fouad, MD (Cairo, Egypt), Mahmoud M. Soliman, MD (Cairo, Egypt), Nahla Sobhy, MSc (Cairo, Egypt) PURPOSE: This study was aimed at assessing changes at the sclerotomy site using the ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) in eyes that underwent pars plana vitrectomy for complications of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. METHODS: Twenty one eyes of 15 patients with vitreous hemorrhage and /or tractional...

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