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A Patient with 42 Episodes of Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Vitrectomy Followed by Aphakia Correction with Retropupillary Fixated Iris-claw Lens (ARTISAN) in Patients with Lens and IOL-bag Complex Luxation: Long-term Results

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_5 Advantages: To show the long-term results and to demonstrate that retropupillary iris-claw lens implantation is a safe and effective method for the correction of aphakia in patients without capsule support. This surgical procedure has the advantages of a posterior chamber implantation with a low intraoperative and postoperative risk profile. Methods: This retrospective study included 19 eyes...

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Haptic Break During Three Piece Dislocated IOL Insertion in Scleral Tunnels

Introduction: Different techniques have been developed for intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in eyes with no capsular support, including anterior chamber IOLs and iris fixated IOLs. First described by Scharioth et al., the scleral tunnel insertion of the haptics of a three-piece IOL, resulting in a sutureless scleral fixation might be the best option for these patients. This technique was further modified by Prenner and Prasad et...

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IOL Subluxation: How to Treat it?

Advantages: To treat an Intraocular Lens Subluxation whilst avoiding its luxation inside the vitreous cavity and preventing the retinal detachment secondary to the vitreous traction. Methods: Our surgical technique consists of the following: scleral infusion, posterior vitrectomy during the anterior limbal lens extraction, hemisection of the lens inside the anterior chamber to be extracted and finally the implantation of a new intraocular...

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Keep it Simple in Luxated IOLs or Crystalline Lens

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   There are different ways to deal with luxated or subluxated intraocular lens (IOL) or crystalline lens and we argue that the use of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) combined with anterior chamber IOL implant (Artisan ®¸ 6 mm) is the best way to deal with these cases based on our results. We did a retrospective study of 26 consecutive cases...

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Current Opinions in Non VR Surgeons for the Management of a Dropped Nucleus

Purpose: To determine the surgical management of a dropped nucleus in non-VR trained ophthalmic surgeons. Method: A European-wide survey of 123 non-VR trained ophthalmic surgeons was conducted from 1st March to 31st March 2012. Questions regarding the surgical management of a dropped nucleus were posed. Results: 31.7% of surgeons believe vitrectomy surgery should be performed within a week of nucleus drop, 30.9% on the same day, and...

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