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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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Shedding More Light on Endoillumination

David R. Chow, MD, FRCS(C) (Toronto, Canada)* PURPOSE: To discuss the latest developments in endoillumination and future developments. METHODS: Over the last year there have been numerous advances in endoillumination with the release of two Xenon light sources (Synergetics Photon and ALcon Xenon) both of which have been enhanced in numerous ways along with improvements in various light pipes and lighted instruments. The latest safety data...

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Bimanual Vitreous Surgery Using Xenon Light Illuminated Translucent Forceps and Illuminated Infusion Line

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Bimanual-Vitreous-Surgery-Using-Xenon-Light-Illuminated-%20Translucent-Forceps-and-Illuminated-Infusion-Line.flv Ching J. Chen, MD (Jackson, MS), Michael C. Palmer, MD (Jackson, MS), Hussein Wafapoor, MD (Jackson, MS), Charles G. Sherwood, MD (Jackson, MS) SYNOPSIS This film will demonstrate a practical way to conduct a bimanual membrane dissection. Xenon light was connected to the Duo-Mode infusion...

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Illuminated Vitrector, Facilitates Bimanual Vitrectomy and Benefits in Macular Hole Surgery without Demand for Face Down

Jan-Olof Carlsson Purpose: The advantage of bimanual vitrectomy is wellknown by vitreoretinal surgeons. The reason for using a prototype of an illuminated vitrector is an ambition to further facilitate development of this technique. The primary purpose of the study was to evaluate the capacity and consistency of this instrument as the only vitrectorprobe used, both in straightforward and complex surgery. The other purpose was to evaluate...

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