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3 Cases of MH that Lately Closed when the Patient Respected his Positioning

Macular hole are frequently operated using gas tamponnade, requiring a face-down positioning. However, some suggest that this positioning is not so important whereas others consider that tamponnading is not necessary. In the EVRS MH study, we showed that 85% of macular holes would close; ranging from 95% in small holes to 40% in complex situations. However, patients are frequently complaining about the face-down positioning,...

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A Wrong Decision: Surgery of Lamellar Retinal Hole (A Case Report)

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_A Wrong Decision Surgery of Lamellar Retinal Hole (A Case Report) Lidmila Prochazkova Objective: Our case report presents the course of a lamellar hole surgery and subsequent macular hole surgeries in a female patient aged 56 years. Introduction: Macular hole is a fovea defect in full thickness. It is caused by both tangential and saggital traction of posterior hyaloid in macular area. Macular hole progressively...

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Full Thickness MH After ND-YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy: The Importance of Evaluation of Vitreoretinal Interface

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Full Thickness MH After ND-YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy The Importance of Evaluation of Vitreoretinal Interface Umut Karaca Purpose: To present a case of full-thickness macular hole (FTMH) formation after Nd-YAG laser posterior capsulotomy, and discuss the underlying pathology. Case Report: A 60-year-old male patient followed for dry age related macular degeneration underwent Nd-YAG laser posterior capsulotomy for...

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Outcome of IVT of Ocriplasmin for Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Outcome of IVTY of Ocriplasmin for Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion Mostafa Elgohary Purpose: To evaluate the rate of release of vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), anatomical changes and visual outcome following intravitreal ocriplasmin injection for the treatment of symptomatic VMA with and without full-thickness macular hole (FTMH). Methods: This is a retrospective, interventional, case-series of 12 eyes of 11...

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Outcome of Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome: Natural Course vs Vitrectomy vs Ocriplasmin

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Outcome of Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome Natural Course vs Vitrectomy vs Ocriplasmin Constantinos Demosthenous Purpose: Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD) is a common eye condition related with the normal aging of vitreous gel. However, the presence of persistent vitreomacular adhesions exerting tractional forces may be associated with the disruption of foveal anatomy thereby causing symptoms of visual...

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Idiopathic ERM and Metamorphopsia: A New Tool for Pre- and Post-operative Evaluation

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Idiopathic ERM and Metamorphopsia A New Tool for Pre- and Post-operative Evaluation Elisa Buschini Idiopathic epiretinal membrane (IERM) is defined as an avascular proliferation of different types of cells between the posterior vitreous cortex (PVC) and the internal limiting membrane (ILM). A premacular membrane can remain asymptomatic for much time or it can cause blurred vision. Furthermore, IERM can contract...

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