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Tomographic and Angiographic Changes in Egyptian Patients with Behcet Posterior Uveitis

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Tomographic and Angiographic Changes in Egyptian Patients with Behcet Posterior Uveitis Maha Shahin Purpose: To evaluate different tomographic and angiographic changes occurring in Egyptian Behcet’s disease patients diagnosed with posterior uveitis using optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fundus fluorescein angiography. Patients and Methods: The study included 20 Egyptian Behcet’s patients with clinical...

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When a Funny Hyalitis is Hiding an Unusual Cause

Purpose: Endogenous endophthalmitis due to parasites is quite rare. We herein report an unusual case of degenerated intravitreal cysticercus cyst masquerading as a funny panuveitis with a good outcome after appropriate management. Methods: A retrospective interventional case report of an 38-year-old man who presented a loss of vision in the left eye. Visual acuity in the left eye at time of presentation was counting fingers near face....

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Atypical Presentation of Sympathetic Ophthalmia?

Diana Dmuchowska_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Objective: Sympathetic ophthalmia is a diffuse, granulomatous panuveitis that may develop after surgical trauma to the exciting eye, followed by the appearance of uveitis in the sympathizing eye. We present the course of sympathetic ophthalmia with atypical onset. Method: Interventional single case report. Results: In March 2014, a 59-year-old female with a history of cataract operation with IOL...

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Clinical Features of Acute Retinal Pigment Epithelitis

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Jaehyung Han Purpose: To describe characteristics of acute retinal pigment epitheliitis by analyzing 16 cases. Methods: Retrospective chart review of patients diagnosed with acute retinal pigment epitheliitis was performed. Medical records, fundus photos, optical coherence tomographic (OCT) and fluorescein angiography findings (FAG) findings were reviewed. Results: The average age at diagnosis was 39.6 years with a male to...

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PPV as Anti-inflammatory Therapy for Bilateral Intermediate Uveitis Refractory to Systemic Therapy

Purpose: Intermediate uveitis occurs in about 8-39% of uveitis cases in patients at the age of 30 and younger. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) in controlling the inflammation in eyes with recurrent intermediate uveitis. Methods: We evaluated retrospectively the results of PPV for intermediate uveitis in young patients (6 children, 1 young adult) who had a minimum follow-up of 3 years...

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Vogt Koyanagi Harada. Total Resolution After Corticosteroid Treatment

Poster 2 Ana Isabel Pastor Vivas We report a 46-year-old Pakistani woman who came to the emergency for a large decrease in visual acuity in her right eye, a few days earlier. She also had feeling of malaise, and headache with right predominance. The patient reported a similar episode in her left eye for years, with good resolution after treatment. She did not provide any reports of this. Visual acuity was counting fingers in the right eye...

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Surgical Treatment of Macular Hole Complicating Behçet’s Uveitis

Poster 3 Salim Ben Yahia Advantages: To report 2 cases of macular hole in patients with Behçet’s uveitis, and the results of surgical treatment. Methods: We report 2 young patients, diagnosed with Behçet’s uveitis, who developed a macular hole. Review of 2 patients’ charts, fluorescein angiography, optical coherence tomography, and results of surgical treatment. Effectiveness / Safety: The two patients were treated by...

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Development of Full Thickness Macular Hole After Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Peeling of Epiretinal Membrane and Internal Limiting Membrane for Treatment of Idiopathic Lamellar Macular Hole

Advantages: To exhibit the characteristics of the idiopathic lamellar macular hole (ILMH) that evolves into full thickness macular hole (FTMH) after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and peeling of epiretinal membrane (ERM) and internal limiting membrane (ILM) and to discuss the indication and the timing of the surgical treatment. Methods: We report two cases of ILMH. Eyes underwent 23 gauge PPV and peeling of ERM and ILM with SF6 tamponade....

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Serous Retinal Detachment Secondary to Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) Disease

Salim Ben Yahia*, Rim Kahloun, Bechir Jelliti, Sonia Attia, Riadh Messaoud, Moncef Khairallah (Monastir, Tunisia) Advantages: To report the clinical characteristics and management of serous retinal detachment secondary to acute Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease. Methods: Retrospective chart review of 74 patients (148 eyes) diagnosed with acute VKH disease. Effectiveness / Safety: Serous retinal detachment was bilateral in all cases....

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Posterior Subtenon Triamcinolone Acetonid Injection Efficiency in Uveitis Treatment

Zeliha Yazar, Nil Ýrem Uçgun, Dilay Ozek Purpose: To find out the efficiency of posterior subtenon triamcinolone acetonid (PSTA) injections and possible complications. Materials and Methods: 40 eyes of 22 patients (22 male, 14 female, with an average age of 36.8 (15-55) years) were studied in our clinic. Visual acuity changes, vitritis, retinal vasculitis or/and cystoid macular oedema (CME), the increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) and...

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Long Term Results of Uveal Lymphoid Infiltration Treated with Radiation

Lindsey D. Harris, MD (Atlanta, GA), Daniel F. Martin, MD (Atlanta, GA), Thomas M. Aaberg, MD (Atlanta, GA), G. Baker Hubbard, MD (Atlanta, GA), Ian Crocker, MD (Atlanta, GA) PURPOSE: To report long term results of seven eyes of six patients with uveal lymphoid infiltration refractory to medical therapy that were treated with radiation at the Emory Eye Center from 1995 to 2005. METHODS: A retrospective case series of seven eyes of six...

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Atypical Onset of Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy

Diana Iturralde Errea, MD (Bilbao, Spain), Enrique Diaz de Durana, MD (Bilbao, Spain), Jose Luis Salazar, MD (Bilbao, Spain), Maria Luisa Fernandez Ares, MD (Bilbao, Spain) PURPOSE: This case suggest that the presence of a bilateral serous macular detachment in the absence of other typical signs already described might be one of the earliest signs of the disease. METHODS: Fundus examination OD revealed a serous macular detachment as an...

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Results of Vitreoretinal Surgery for Ocular Complications of Behçet’s Disease

Figen Batioglu, MD (Ankara, Turkey), Emin Özmert, Prof (Ankara, Turkey), Neslihan Astam, MD (Ankara, Turkey) PURPOSE: Recurrent uveitis attacks despite corticosteroid, immunosuppressive and immunomodulating treatments may cause anterior and posterior segment complications in Behçet’s disease. Vitreoretinal surgery may have beneficial effect on anatomic, visual prognosis, and the course of the disease in patients with severe ocular...

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Ocular Involvement in Systemic Sarcoidosis

Leyla S. Atmaca, MD (Ankara, Turkey), Elif Akmese, MD (Ankara, Turkey), Özlem Ö. Kumbasar, MD (Ankara, Turkey), Gökhan Çelik, MD (Ankara, Turkey) PURPOSE: To evaluate the incidence of ocular involvement in patients with systemic sarcoidosis. METHODS: Patients with sarcoidosis who were referred to our clinic from the Pulmonary Disease Department of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine for examination, to determine the presence of...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Ocular Histoplasmosis and Multifocal Choroiditis

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-for-the-Treatment-of-Choroidal-Neovascularization-Secondary-to-Ocular-Histoplasmosis-and-Multifocal-Choroiditis.swf Sundeep Dev, MD (Minneapolis, MN) PURPOSE: To evaluate the visual outcomes and complications of intravitreal bevacizumab for the management of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to ocular histoplasmosis (OHS) and multifocal choroiditis (MFC). METHODS: A...

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Three-year Results of a Multi-center Clinical Trial of Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implants to Treat Posterior Uveitis

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Three-year-Results-of-a-Multi-center-Clinical-Trial-of-Fluocinolone-Acetonide-Intravitreal-Implants-to-Treat-Posterior-Uveitis.swf Daniel F. Martin, MD (Atlanta, GA),* David G. Callanan, MD (Arlington, TX),* Glenn J. Jaffe, MD (Durham, NC),* Brian Levy, OD, MS (Rochester, NY),* Timothy Comstock, OD, MS (Rochester, NY)* PURPOSE: A 3-year prospective, multi-center, dose-masked randomized clinical trial...

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In-office and Bedside Sutureless Vitrectomy for the Diagnosis of Uveitis

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/In-office-and-Bedside-Sutureless-Vitrectomy-for-the-Diagnosis-of-Uveitis.swf Robert G. Josephberg, MD (Yonkers, NY),* Frank HJ Koch, MD (Frankfurt, Germany),* Steven Bodine, MD (Bronxville, NY) PURPOSE: Diagnostic vitrectomy for uveitis may be easily done both at the bedside or in the office with sutureless vitrectomy. The purpose was to show that the results were similar or better then diagnostic...

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