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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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Minimal Segmental Buckling Using a Slit Lamp and Three-mirror Lens for the Treatment of Retinal Detachment

Salim Ben Yahia*, Rim Kahloun, Salma Gargouri, Salah Jenzeri, Riadh Messaoud, Moncef Khairallah (Monastir, Tunisia) Advantages: To repair rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with minimal segmental scleral buckling using a slit lamp and three-mirror lens. Methods: Patients with primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment were treated with a segmental buckle (silicone sponge) extending over the area of the retinal break(s). Localization and...

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Pseudophakic Retinal Detachment Surgery by 23 G Vitrectomy, Using Slit-lamp and Non-contact 90D Lens

Etienne H. Bovey, Jean-Antoine Pournaras (Lausanne, Switzerland) Purpose: To describe a new technique of surgery for pseudophakic retinal detachment, using 23G vitrectomy, slit-lamp and non-contact 90D lens. Methods: 42 pseudophakic eyes with retinal detachment were analyzed retrospectively. They were operated on by 23G vitrectomy, transconjunctival cryocoagulation, and internal tamponade with gas (37 cases) or silicone oil (5 cases)....

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Congress – One Port VPPV for the treatment of Epimacular disorders: Slit Lamp and new Anterior Chamber Maintain

SYMPOSIUM:MACULA POT POURRI Moderator: Khaled El-Rakhawy Sunday, June 19, 2005 One port VPPV for the treatment of epimacular disorders: Author: Cesare Forlini, MD, Paolo Rossini, MD, Giuseppe Giunchiglia, MD, Barbara Campanini, MD, Department of Ophthalmology – Ravenna Hospital Viale V. Randi, 5 48100 Ravenna, Italy Abstract : Purpose: This presentation shows a personal technique of one port VPPV for the treatment of epiretinal...

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The Slit Lamp Illumination System: Advantages and Disadvantages

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/congress/Illumination.flv Author: Roberto Cian, Padova, Italy The slit lamp illumination system allows the management of most of posterior pole diseases from macula holes, macular puckers, macular edemas from different pathologies, luxated fragments after cataract surgery, dislocated IOL etc. The system permits an high magnification and good resolution of retinal details, the possibility of staining or not...

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Outcome of 357 Consecutive Cases of Two Port Vitrectomy with Slit Lamp Illumination for Posterior Segment

Cian Roberto, Tavolato Marco, Galan Alessandro Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of two port vitrectomy for a variety of vitreoretinal conditions on previously nonvitrectomized eyes Methods: In this single centre, retrospective, interventional case series comprised 357 eyes of 354 patients who had two port vitrectomy with slit lamp illumination. Cataract surgery was performed at the same time only if the lens status didn’t...

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