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Intrascleral 3-piece IOL Fixation in Combined RD Cases

Purpose: To report the results of intrascleral IOL fixation in patient who had lens lunation combined with retinal detachment (RD) surgery. Methods: Forty-seven eyes of 47 patients with a diagnosis of RD combined with lens luxation were enrolled into this prospective non-randomised study. Pre- and postoperative standard ophthalmic examination was performed in all patients. Surgery included either phacoemulsification or phacofragmentation...

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My Experience with Sutureless Scleral Fixation IOL as a Fellow

Purpose: To present my experience with Sutureless Scleral Fixated intraocular lens (SSF IOL) during 2 years of retinal surgery fellowship between November 2013 and November 2015). Method: Sutureless scleral fixation of IOL implants involves externalising the haptics of the 3-pieces IOL (MA 50 BM® Alcon, Fort Worth, US) for fixation either within limbal scleral tunnels and or underneath scleral flaps. Two ab-externo sclerotomies are...

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Lenses with Personality

Introduction: Older age and blunt trauma account for most cases of crystalline or intraocular lens (IOL) subluxation or dislocation. Not uncommonly, the retinal surgeon comes across cases in which the lens explant does not seem as easy as expected. Purpose: We report our experience with crystalline and intraocular lens implant removal. Material & Method: This is a retrospective assessment of the surgical records from five patients...

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Transscleral Fixation of IOL in Cases Without Capsular Support

Purpose: To report the results of a technique of sutureless intrascleral fixation of a three-piece foldable hydrophobic acrylic posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC IOL) in the absence of capsular support. Technique: The foldable hydrophobic acrylic three-piece IOL is inserted through a conventional sub-2.8mm clear corneal incision and haptic are fixated into scleral tunnels at the limbus. This technique is suitable for cases of iris...

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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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