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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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Vitrectomy Using Different Light Sources and Filters

Advantages: To perform safer and more comfortable vitrectomy with different light sources and filters of the vitrectomy machine. Methods: Vitrectomy was performed with Stellaris PC (Bausch and Lomb) and two light sources were used (Mercury Vapor and Xenon with three filters Yellow, Green, and Amber). Indications for vitrectomy mainly included macular surgery, vitreous hemorrhage, and retinal detachment. During all the steps of vitrectomy...

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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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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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