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EVRS Floaters Study – The EVRS Floaters Study Results

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EVRS Floaters Study – Review of Literature

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Clinical Outcomes and Safety of Nd-YAG Laser Vitreolysis for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Clinical Outcomes and Safety of Nd-YAG Laser Vitreolysis for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters Seong Joo Shin Purpose: To evaluate the clinical outcomes and safety of Nd:YAG laser vitreolysis for symptomatic vitreous floaters. Methods: This was prospective interventional study of 42 eyes of 42 patients with symptomatic floaters lasting more than 6 months. The vitreous floaters were photodisrupted with Ultra Q Reflex...

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My Strategy for Floaters

People know that. I’m the first to fight against vitrectomy in a detachment without PVD, to fight against combined surgery when we can avoid it, or to call for a minimal vitrectomy in macular surgery as my concern is always to provoke the minimum trauma; but I am performing 10 to 15 vitrectomies per year for floaters and this can appear paradoxical. I have 2 indications Professional indications: a commercial traveler who cannot drive his...

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Our Experience in Treating Floaters

Treatment for symptomatic floaters range from floater reduction using laser strategies to full vitrectomy necessitating a surgical PVD. Furthermore, patient’s individual perceptions of vitreous opacities differ significantly, and therefore treatment strategies must respect their expectations. A subgroup of patients suffers heavily and is almost not able to continue normal daily life or work, although floaters are hardly detectable by...

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Vitrectomy for Floaters – Risks versus Benefits

Purpose: To review the outcome of small gauge vitrectomy for symptomatic floaters and compare risks versus benefits. Background: Floaters can be a symptomatic condition due to partial liquefaction of vitreous gel or accumulation of opacities in vitreous. Patients may complain of a variety of visual symptoms, which can be potentially disabling. This phenomenon may or may not be associated with posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) which is...

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