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The Different Ways of Managing Traumatized Iris: Save the Iris!

Purpose: We present our strategy on traumatic iris injuries. Ocular traumatology represents an ultra-specialist branch of ocular surgery. The iris is often considered as a boundary area between anterior and posterior segment surgery and is a zone not well defined between the competency of vitreoretinal and anterior segment surgeon. Methods: We reviewed eyes with only anterior injuries or combined anterior and posterior segment injuries. At...

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My Different Ways of the Artificial Iris

The artificial iris represents an important innovation in the treatment of posttraumatic iris damage. We present a case series where different surgical techniques have been used both for coloboma and aniridia with artificial iris with meshwork and without. Opensky insertions during reconstructive “pole to pole” surgery are shown, and close eye insertions. In all the aphakic patients, we fixed IOL on the iris to treat aphakia. We...

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Malyugin Ring and Vitrectomy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/DaliborCholevik_VP6_768K.flv Dalibor Cholevik, Jan Nemcansky, Petr Masek (Ostrava, Czech Republic) Advantages: To enhance visibility during vitrectomy in patients with small pupil. Methods: Malyugin ring has been widely used in anterior segment surgery to assist small pupil surgery. We have been using Malyugin expander in vitrectomies since 2008 and we present use of Malyugin ring in 3 patients with...

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