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Macular Hemathoma Due to ARMD in the Era of Anti-VEGF: Has Anything Changed?

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Hemorrhages.flv Jean-François Le Rouic, Frank Becquet, Didier Ducournau (Nantes, France) Introduction:  Although anti-VEGF therapy is a breakthrough in the treatment of exudative age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), sub-macular haemorrhage remains a major concern which may still need surgical treatment when the bleeding is large and thick.  We wondered if the main characteristics and the...

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Peripheral Temporal Retinotomy for the Evacuation of Submacular Blood Clots Secondary to Retinal Arterial Macroaneurysms

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Hemorrhages.flv Hassan Mortada (Cairo, Egypt) Advantages:  One hundred and eighty degree peripheral temporal retinotomy, just posterior to the ora serrata allows free access to the sub-retinal space.  It allows complete removal of unabsorbed sub macular blood clot secondary to retinal arterial macroaneurysms.  Peripheral retinotomies are associated with less risk of epiretinal proliferation than...

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