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Beginner Steroid Cycle – A Simple Homeopathic Steroid Treatment

Beginner Steroid Cycle – A Simple Homeopathic Steroid Treatment The beginner steroid cycle before and after is not a hard or fast rule. I have found that the best way to start any new regimen, especially one that has been on for some time, is to start with an over the counter (OTC) product first. Avoid any pain killers or anything that makes you feel dependent upon it. That will only make things worse. Taking anything without a...

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Clinical Experience of Ocriplasmin for Vitreomacular Traction and MH

Purpose: To evaluate the anatomical and functional results after ocriplasmin (JETREA, ThromboGenics NV, Iselin, NJ, USA) injection in patients with vitreomacular traction (VMT) with or without macular hole (MH). Methods: Fifteen prospective patients with VMT were treated with a single ocriplasmin injection and followed-up at baseline, 1 week, 1, 3 and 6 months. ETDRS best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), intraocular pressure and...

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Comparison of the Effect of Ranibizumab and Aflibercept for Choroidal Thickness Changes in Wet AMD

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Comparison of the Effect of Ranibizumab and Aflibercept for Choroidal Thickness Changes in Wet AMD Hee Seong Yoon Purpose: To compare the changes in subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT) after intravitreal ranibizumab or aflibercept injections for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Methods: Medical records of 67 treatment-naive patients (69 eyes) who were diagnosed with neovascular AMD (nAMD) and...

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Simple Repositioning of Migrated Dexamethasone Implant Without Surgical Intervention

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Simple Repositioning of Migrated Dexamethasone Implant Without Surgical Intervention Yong-Sok Ji Purpose: To report a simple method to manage the dexamethasone implant migrated into the anterior chamber in a patient with a previous intraocular lens scleral fixation via vitrectomy. Methods: A 64-year-old man presented with a sudden reduction of visual acuity of his right eye after dexamethasone implant injection for...

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Outcome of IVT of Ocriplasmin for Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Outcome of IVTY of Ocriplasmin for Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion Mostafa Elgohary Purpose: To evaluate the rate of release of vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), anatomical changes and visual outcome following intravitreal ocriplasmin injection for the treatment of symptomatic VMA with and without full-thickness macular hole (FTMH). Methods: This is a retrospective, interventional, case-series of 12 eyes of 11...

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Results of Intravitreal Aflibercept in Insufficient Responders to Prior Anti-VEGF Therapy in Neovascular AMD

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Results of Intravitreal Aflibercept in Insufficient Responders to Prior Anti-VEGF Therapy in Neovascular AMD Zeynep Alkin Purpose: To report the outcomes of intravitreal aflibercept therapy in eyes with refractory neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) switched from intravitreal bevacizumab or ranibizumab. Methods: This is a retrospective review of eyes with neovascular AMD switched to intravitreal...

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