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Giant Tears with Vitrectomy Technique

The management of retinal detachment associated with giant tear present a unique and formidable challenge, even for experienced vitreoretinal surgeons, beyond a common rhegmatogenous detachment. Giant retinal tears are associated with hereditary conditions,like Stickler´s, Marfan´s, axial myopia, extensive lattice degeneration, multiples holes and trauma. My Sugery: Lensectomy for optimal removal of the basal vitreous. Conventional 3-...

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A Macula-on RD with Multiple Giant Tears

Introduction: Retinal detachments with giant retinal tears pose a significant challenge, even to the most experienced vitreoretinal specialists. The extent of the primary lesion complicates management and tamponade choices, carrying the risk of the flap folding over post-operatively and re-detaching the retina. The authors present one case of a macula-on retinal detachment with multiple giant tears. Case report: The authors present the...

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Management of Rhegmatogenous RD Associated with Giant Tear

Purpose: To investigate the anatomic and visual outcomes of pars plana vitrectomy in patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) associated with giant tear. Associated procedures to vitrectomy were evaluated. Background: The incidence of retinal giant tear in RRD is very low. It represents 0.5% of all retinal detachments. The recurrence of RRD with gian tears is essentially due to the difficulties in re-attaching the posterior...

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Giant Retinal Tear with Total RD & Advanced PVR

Advantages: A 40-year-old man suffers difficult light perception in the right eye for six months. A giant retinal tear with total retinal detachment and advanced vitreous retinal proliferation was observed. With the operation we try to restore the visual function as much as possible. Methods: Our surgical technique consists of the following: scleral buckle, accessory endoilumination, 23G vitrectomy, epiretinal proliferation extraction,...

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Giant Retinal Tear: My Way

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Methods: Routine lens removal in phakic eyes Meticulous revision of the posterior hyaloid with triamcinolone Acetonide Routine ILM Peeling using chandelier, aspheric macular contact lens, and membrane blue dual stain, under heavy liquid and attached retina. 360 laser First heavy liquid air exchange then silicone oil injection under air...

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Management of Closed Funnel Retinal Detachment with Giant Tears

Andriy Sergienko, Lyubomyr Lytvynchuk (Kyiv, Ukraine) Advantages: To achieve retinal reattachment in RD cases with contraction and shrinking of the retina. Methods: Five cases ware include into the study. The steps of surgical technique were following: 1. Lensectomy and bimanual removal of the anterior proliferative loop. 2. Stretching of retinal edges and creation of triangular entry into the RD funnel. Removal of accessible epiretinal...

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