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Macular Changes After Uneventful Phaco in Diabetic Patients and Risk Factors Contributing to Increase Retina Thickness

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Macular Changes After Uneventful Phaco in Diabetic Patients and Risk Factors Contributing to Increase Retina Thickness Maaly Abdel Fattah Introduction: The incidence of subclinical macular edema after uneventful phacoemulsification has become an issue of safety for this frequently performed operation. Advances in phacoemulsification techniques and intraocular lens design have led to improved outcomes following...

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Micropulse Laser 577 nm: A Perfect « Second Line » Treatment for ME ?

Purpose: The authors report several tips and tricks increasing efficiency of 577 nm Micropulse Laser (MIP) in treatment of macular oedema recurrence in eyes with previous ILM peeling surgery. Methods: The study is a retrospective clinical study of sub threshold laser treatment as a tissue-sparing laser photocoagulation for ME. Eyes included underwent treatment for ME due different pathologies (Diabetic Retinopathy, branch or central...

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Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreal Preservative-free Triamcinolone for ME Secondary to Diabetes or Retinal Vein Occlusion

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of preservative-free triamcinolone acetonide injectable suspension (Taioftal) for the treatment of macular edema secondary to diabetes or retinal vein occlusion. Design, Setting & Participants: From January 2015 to December 2015, at Ospedale Maggiore of Bologna, a retrospective study was conducted on patients suffering from macular edema secondary to diabetes or retinal vein occlusion....

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Combined Intravitreal Anti-VEGF & Subtenon Corticosteroids in AMD Reduces ME Recurrence and Increases Delay Between IVTs

Purpose:  To evaluate, with time, efficiency of combined treatment using Anti-VEGF & subtenon corticosteroids in ME recurrence in AMD Material and methods: All kinds of CNV in AMD were included in this retrospective study (classic, minimally classic, occult, PEDs…). Both Ranibizumab and Aflibercept were used and associated with subtenon corticosteroids. Corticosteroid was mostly bethamethasone acetate vs triamcinolone...

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New Sharing-economy in Ophthalmology : The Trojan Horse of Multiple IVTs with Easy Protocols Guidelines

Purpose: Report of some common attitudes in medical retinal practice with multiple IVTs, issues pertaining to high risk of over-standardization, lower necessity of an expert medical advice and short-time possibilities of low-cost evolution excluding ophthalmologists Methods: Protocols with IVTs required for AMD or ME treatments are analysed and we have pointed out several medical contestations of these protocols. Results: Nowadays...

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Vitreo-retinal Interface in Non-tractional DME

Vitrectomy is a well-known technique for dealing with “tractional DME”. Most doctors however prefer medical treatment for “non-tractional” DME. Recently performed, ME EVRS study proved that vitrectomy may be a valuable treatment option for “non-tractional” DME. The aim of this presentation is to show the vitreo-retinal relationship in “nontractional DME” revealed during the surgery, pointing that in...

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