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Slit Lamp Surgery for Uncomplicated RD

Despite the great evolution of pars plana vitrectomy for the treatment of retinal detachment in the last decade, accomplished by the development of better vitrectomy machines, smaller size of the instruments and better illumination options, there are still some cases in which external surgery is strongly advised and may have better results and lower complications rates than vitrectomy. In this sense, the possibility of examining the...

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Light Pipe Guard Assisted for Combined Cataract Vitrectomy in Case of Vitreous Opacity

Soon Il Kwon_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Purpose: To introduce the surgical technique using light pipe guard for cataract surgery in combined vitrectomy in patients with poor red reflex due to vitreous opacity. Method: Patients with coexisting cataract who were scheduled for 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy were enrolled in this study. Instrument & Design: The lengths of light pipe and microcannula in 23-gauge Alcon Constellation system are...

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Retinal Phototoxicity Due to Xenon Light During Vitrectomy

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_6 Advantages: To report three cases of retinal phototoxicity caused by xenon light during idiopathic macular hole surgery. Methods: Three eyes (3 patients), two females and one male with idiopathic macular hole, underwent three-port pars plana vitrectomy (Accurus, ALCON, Fort Worth, Tx, EUA) with internal limiting membrane peeling and fluid-gas exchange (C3F8) due for a large idiopathic macular hole...

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Advantages of Using Chandelier Endoilluminator During Episcleral Approach for RD Repairment

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Purpose: To evaluate the advantages and safety of the use of chandelier endoilluminator during episcleral surgery for the treatment of retinal detachment. Effectiveness: The use of chandelier endoilluminator allows the surgeon to observe the fundus to locate the retinal breaks and retinal regmatogenous areas faster and with better...

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Developing an Acessory Light Source for Pars Plana Vitrectomy: The Technique

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Advantages: To describe our technique of creating an accessory light source to perform pars plana vitrectomy using a light pipe and an infusion line from two different manufacturing companies (Alcon® and B&L®). Methods: We explain step-by-step with a video how to create this device. Effectiveness / Safety: This procedure allows...

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How a Chandelier Can Change your Life…at Least in the Operating Room

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   A vitreo-retinal surgeon is always short one hand and needs an assistant. The author has no such luxury and has found a precious ally in external light sources provided by “chandeliers”. The paper presents the many instances in which these devices can prove extremely useful.

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