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Managing Optic Pit – The Right Stuff !

A video showing how the authors have used various techniques to manage optic pit with vitrectomy over the past 15 years. Surgical modifications to standard vitrectomy are shown and the authors comment on the various techniques used and the results obtained. They also refer to the literature, which prompted them to develop a new approach to treat the condition. The latest modification involves “stuffing” the optic pit – with...

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Spontaneous Regression of Optic Disc Pit Related Maculopathy by the Time

Mehmet Demir_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_2 Aim: To report spontaneous regression of optic disc pit related maculopathy associated with low vision and retinal tissue defect in a middle age woman. Methods: A 38-year-old female was admitted with low vision in the left eye. She had no significant refractive error in both eyes. Best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), intraocular pressure (IOP), anterior and posterior segments were evaluated. Optical...

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Optic Pit Surgical Successful Management: Follow-up of 5 Years

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Pedro Neves Introduction: Optic pits are congenital anomalies of the optic disc of unknown pathophysiology. About 45% are associated with either macular retinoschisis or serous retinal detachments. Peripapillary vitreous traction has been proposed to be involved and vitrectomy is reported as an effective therapy, with induction of posterior vitreous detachment even without gas tamponade or laser photocoagulation. Case...

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Management of Maculopathy Associated with Optic Pit and Coloboma of teh Optic Disc

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Carlos Menezes Purpose: To report our outcomes in the management of optic pit disc and optic nerve coloboma associated maculopathy. Methods: We report 3 cases of optic disc pits and a rare case of temporal optic disc coloboma followed in consult in our hospital. Three of them developed macular detachment and of these, two were proposed to pars plana vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane peeling, peripapillary laser...

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Success and Drawbacks in the Treatment of Bilateral Optic Pits

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   A then 6 yr old girl presented with a bilateral optic pit and a severe retinal detachment with PVR in her left eye. Pars plana vitrectomy with silicone oil could only temporarily restore anatomical attachment. 10 years later visual acuity deteriorated also in the right eye from 0.6 to 0.2 due to a central serous detachment and an...

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Optic Pit in Pediatric Age Group

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Purpose: To demonstrate two cases of optic nerve pit in paediatric age group. Methods and results: A one-year old female with skin and mucous membrane manifestations of tuberous sclerosis was found to have an optic nerve pit with subretinal fluid OS and astrocytic hamartomas OD. Over a follow up period of 3 years, the patient had stable...

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