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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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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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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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Chandelier Manipulations

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   The chandelier position is preferably inferior at 6 ‘clock OR slightly lower nasal at 5/7 ‘clock. Insertion: vertical (less commonly oblique). Redirecting chandelier by the assistant during the procedure is possible. Mobilization of chandelier probe between trocars even if 23G trocars is possible, provided it is stabilized by the...

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29 G Chandelier Light for Optimal Positioning of Adjustable Macular Buckling in High Myopic MH

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of a modified Adjustable Macular Buckling Device in the treatment of myopic macular hole retinal detachment with posterior staphyloma. Methods: Two patients with myopic macular detachment and macular hole were operated using the macular buckling procedure. An adjustable Macular Buckling device was utilized in both cases and it was modified by adding a 29-g optical fiber to illuminate its macular...

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Homemade Chandelier Technique

Advantages: This personal technique allows peripheric vitrectomy with wide field viewing. Methods: With a quick modification of endoillumination probe. Effectiveness / Safety: This very simple and costless surgery gives very good access to the periphery during all surgery using 23 or...

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