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Retinoschisis and Detachment in High Myopia

              Retinoschisis and detachment in high myopia: long scan with Optovue OCT. Contact Details: Email: parolinibarbara@gmail.com Cell Phone:...

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Customized Approach in RD in High Myopia

Retinal detachment in high myopia is due to a combination of anteroposterior traction (due to the elongation of the sclera unmatched to the elongation of the retina) and of tangential tractions (due to the formation of epiretinal contraction. I will discuss why it is not possible to propose vitrectomy as the only choice, since vitrectomy is related to a high rate of retinal detachment relapse and since, in case of an associated macular...

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The Effect of Pathologic Myopia on the Result of MH Surgery

Poster Hakyoung Kim To evaluate the presence of pathologic myopia could affect the result of macular hole surgery.

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Surgical Results in Bilateral Full-thickness MH After Laser-assisted in Situ Keratomileusis for Myopia

Poster 3 Miriam Garcia-Fernandez Advantages: To report the surgical results in a case of bilateral full-thickness macular hole (FTMH) after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for myopia. Methods: A 53-year-old Spanish woman who had undergone LASIK for the correction of myopia in her right and left eye (10 years ago) was referred to our department with a complaint of decreased visual acuity (VA) in both eyes. A complete ocular...

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Myopic Traction Maculopathy: Minimal 25 Gauge Vitrectomy and Pure Gas Bubble

Advantages: To describe our technique in highly myopic eyes affected by a form of posterior vitreous traction termed myopic traction maculopathy (MTM). Methods: A highly myopic phakic eye with MTM was operated with standard 25G vitrectomy and release of vitreoretinal traction with partially final fluid/gas exchange (pure gas bubble). The vitrectomy has been limited to posterior pole. The patient age was 45 years, refractive error was...

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Inverted Internal Limiting Membrane Flap Technique in Macular Hole Associated with Pathological Myopia

Advantages: To present the anatomic and functional results of vitrectomy with the “Inverted ILM Flap Technique” in myopic macular holes without retinal detachment. Methods: A prospective, interventional study of 19 myopic eyes with a spherical equivalent greater than -6D with macular holes in 18 consecutive patients. Pre- and postoperative evaluation of visual acuity and SD-OCT images was performed. The main outcome measure was...

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