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Choroidal Neovascular Membrane in Children

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Choroidal Neovascular Membrane in Children Maha M. Elshafei Case 1: A case of seven-year-old girl who presented to the eye clinic complaining of decreased vision in both eyes. Examination showed bilateral active choroidal neovascular membrane in the macular area, which was, treated with multiple intravitreal injections of Ranibizumab. Screening of the family showed bilateral Vitilliform maculopathy in the younger...

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Idiopathic Choroidal Neovascular Membrane in a 9 Years Old Child

Veronica Ramos Camara_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 An 8-years-old boy was referred to our service for evaluation of decreasing vision in his right eye. Personal Background: Patent ductus arteriosus surgery. His family denied history of trauma or inflammation. His best corrected visual acuity in his right eye was light perception and 20/20 in his left eye. Retinography showed subfoveal choroidal neovascular membrane (CNVM) with subretinal...

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Macular Translocation with 360-Degree Retinotomy for the Managment of Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear: 3 Years Results

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Surgery.flv Authors: Barbara Parolini, Grazia Pertile, Verona, Italy To determine whether macular translocation with 360-degree retinotomy can stabilize and / or improve visual acuity in patients with retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) tear, given the increasing number of reports on this complication following vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-modulating therapy. Methods: Prospective...

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Submacular Surgery for Myopic Choroidal Neovascular Membrane

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Surgery.flv Author: Khaled El Rakhawy, Cairo, Egypt Advantages: In selected cases of myopic CNVM, surgical removal gives better visual outcome and relieves the patient from metamorphopsia as well as from the need to have many repeated injections with only limited improvement or merely stabilization of vision. Large membranes are particularly suitable for this approach. Methods: After complete...

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There Could Still Be a Place for Surgical CNV Removal

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Surgery.flv Author: Klaus Lucke, Bremen, Germany Introduction: Surgical removal of subfoveal CNVs was practiced widely in the 1990s for the treatment of AMD and other exudative maculopathies. Since it virtually always left a large subfoveal RPE defect the visual results were by and large disappointing and the Submacular Surgery Trial (SST) showed that no statistically significant improvement in vision...

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Is Surgical Ablation of Blood Neovessels Still Useful?

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Surgery.flv Author: Jean-Paul Amar, Cannes, France Subretinal surgery has slowly disappeared but 75% of eyes with a subretinal heamatoma are lost. The subretinal drainage of the blood and the surgical ablation of the blood neovessels seem to remain still useful with a quite low rate of complications.

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