content top

Photodynamic Therapy and Argon Laser Photocoagulation in von Hippel Lindau Disease in Children: Our Experience

Michele Fortunato (Rome, Italy), Rossana Di Pietro (Pinerolo (TO) Italy) Advantages: Photodynamic therapy represents a safe and efficient procedure for the treatment of retinal angiomas in children, by the selective occlusion of vascular lesions, without damaging adjacent retinal structures. Methods: The authors describe their experience in the treatment of five cases of von Hippel Lindau disease; patients present the age between 5 and 9...

Read More

Ranibizumab or Photodynamic Therapy for Central Serous Chorioretinopathy?

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Central-Serous-Chorioretinopathy.flv Begoña Pina Marín, José Juan Escobar Barranco, Manel Fernández Bonet (Barcelona, Spain) Advantages: The physiopathology of central serous corioretinopathy (CSC) remains controversial. The traditional treatment includes laser photocoagulation or photodynamic therapy (PDT). Lately, ranibizumab, an anti-VEGF antibody, has shown anti-permeable properties that...

Read More

The Role of Photodynamic Therapy in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Isaac Alarcon, Daniel Vilaplana, Vladimir Poposki, M. Castilla, Xavier Acebes (Barcelona, Spain) Advantages: Photodynamic therapy (PDT) can be a useful and powerful tool to treat the different clinical forms of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSC) and its possible complications. Methods: Classic CSC: PDT can be useful to treat CSC specially when the patient suffers more than one episode from the same focal leak in the fundus. We show...

Read More

PDT Low Fluence: Spectral Domain OCT

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration-2.flv Guy L’Helgoual’ch (Brest, France) Advantages: Early evaluation with spectral domain OCT of the anatomical modifications of the various retinal layers after PDT, illustrates the need for adjuvant therapy. Methods: Standard parameters were used with respect to Visudyne dose, perfusion, wash out duration, and diode laser power setting. Low fluence was...

Read More

Management of Massive Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage after Intravitreal Bevacizumab Combined with Photodynamic Therapy in Neovascular, Age-Related Macular Degeneration

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/SooGeunJoe_VP6_768K.flv Soo Geun Joe, Jong Uk Hwang, Joo Yong Lee, June-Gone Kim (Seoul, South Korea) Advantages: The authors will discuss their successful management of massive suprachoroidal hemorrhage with secondary angle closure glaucoma, which developed after photodynamic therapy (PDT) combined with intravitreal bevacizumab injection (IVB) for age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). In this...

Read More

One Year Study of Intravitreal Avastin and Combination with Avastin and Photodynamic Therapy in Neovascular Age Related Macular Degeneration

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Combined-Treatments.flv Author: Taehyuk Koh, South Korea Advantages: To evaluate the one year outcome for monotherapy of avastin and combined therapy of avastin plus photodynamic therapy (PDT). Methods: Monotherapy group was received avastin 3 times every 6 weeks. In combination group, we started intravitreal avastin one week before and after PDT in the same way. In 49 eyes, we evaluated vision,...

Read More
content top