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X Linked Retinoschisis and RD Pre- and Post-operatively

              Color image of an X linked retinoschisis and detachment pre and postoperatively. Contact Details: Email: parolinibarbara@gmail.com Cell Phone:...

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Macular Surgery in Retinitis Pigmentosa Agnieszka Nowosielska

Retinitis pigmentosa is devastating disorder which leads to poor vision. Usually central vision is relativelly spared for longer time. However RP patients may suffer from macular problems (CMO, MH, ERM, pseudoholes) which additionally destroy the island of vision which is left. In disorders mentioned above, in otherwise healthy eyes, there would be not doubts if one should perform surgery. But what should be done RP case with in macular...

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Relationship Between Color Vision Deficiency & Foveal Anatomical Changes in Retinitis Pigmentosa

Pamela Campos Figueroa_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Background: Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is an inherited disease characterized by photoreceptors and retinal pigment epithelium degeneration. The peripheral vision in patients with RP is highly compromised and the remaining central vision is associated with functional vision, and is commonly used to monitor disease development. As the disease progresses, patients undergo loss of visual acuity and...

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Severe Retinitis Pigmentosa of Early Onset in a Previously Diagnosed Amblyopia: Case Report

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Carolina Vale_2 Background: Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of hereditary disorders that diffusely involve photoreceptors and pigmental epithelial function with a prevalence of about 1:5000. All inheritance patterns are described and more than 45 genes causing RP have been reported that might explain the heterogenicity of clinical presentation. The majority of RP cases occurs isolated with disease process confined to...

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Can Retinitis Pigmentosa Influence MH Surgical Results?

Poster 2 Joaquin Castro Navarro Advantages: To report a case of unilateral recurrent macular hole in a patient affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Methods: A 64-year-old woman, with the previous diagnosis of RP, was referred to our department with a complaint of central visual loss in her left eye (LE) for 12 months. A complete ocular exploration, including determination of Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) (decimal notation),...

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Management of ME in Retinitis Pigmentosa with Topical Dorzolamide

Advantages: Retinitis pigmentosa may be associated with macular edema and cystoid spaces. Topical dorzolamide may be useful in improving macular edema. Methods: Prospective evaluation of the use of dorzolamite  (topical 3 times daily for 3-6 months) in ME cases associated with RP. Six cases with RP were identified by OCTas having macular edema. A course of dorzolamide drops was initiated 3 times/day for 3-6 months. Evaluation of...

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