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A «Cascade» of Retinal Problems After a Complicated Cataract Surgery

Introduction: Nowadays cataract surgery is the most frequent eye procedure overall the world. In an experienced hand the complications are very limited. Neverthless, they happen and can even induce blindness. Clinical Case: The authors present one case of a patient with a cataract that was submited to a phaco with introduction of an I.O.L. in the posterior chamber. The procedure was complicated with posterior capsule rupture and vitreous...

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Cataract with Iridophacodonesis: How to Treat it?

Advantages: To treat a cataract with an advanced Iridophacodonesis in a patient suffering scleroderma avoiding lens luxation inside the vitreous cavity Methods: Our surgical technique consists of the following: conjunctival peritomy, two scleral lamellar flaps, 23 G vitrectomy, PFCL to protect the posterior pole, 150° corneal incision, cataract extraction and suture lens fixation in the sulcus. Effectiveness/Safety: Advanced...

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Immediate Treatment of Cataract Complication with Small Caliber Vitrectomy. MY WAY

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Advantages: To show the use of mini-invasive 25 gauge system in the management of cataract surgery complications. In case of cataract surgery patients may not be mentally prepared that complications can occur … and surgeons as well. Methods: An anterior approach is used utilizing 25 gauge vitrectomy system when capsule rupture occurs...

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Retained Cataract Fragments: How to Avoid “Fishing for Trouble”

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Despite the fact that cataract surgery is considered a routine procedure, complications can still occur. What becomes important in these cases is a correct approach to solving the problem rather than making it worse with improvised solutions. The paper presents the author’s experience with a step-by-step approach to different...

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Crushing Technique for the Management of Retained Lens Fragments After Cataract Surgery

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Introduction: Classically, surgery for dropped lens fragments is managed with 20-gauge (G) pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) or with a hybrid 20/23-G PPV. To our knowledge there are no reports using only 23G PPV instruments (Crushing technique). Advantage: 23G vitrector has a higher flow rate and a longer duty cycle than any 20G vitrector. So...

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Development of Phacogenic Non-granulomatous Uveitis and RD 2 Years After Complicated Cataract Surgery

Poster 2 Erkan Unsal Objective: To present a case, who developed phacogenic nongranulomatous uveitis and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment 2 years after complicated cataract surgery. Methods: The patient who was asymptomatic after a complicated cataract surgery for 2 years presented with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. During the preoperative evaluation he developed sudden onset of uveitis resembling endophthalmitis. Nucleus fragments...

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