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Management of the Postvitrectomy Fibrin in the Anterior Segment After Long Period of Time

Piotr Fryczkowski (Warsaw, Poland) Advantages: In several cases after successful vitrectomy we observe endless fibrin membranes formation on the anterior or posterior surfaces of the artificial lenses with pupillary block and/or iris bombe. Patients’ vision in these cases is very poor because of the obstacle of the light pathway, and the possibility of developing secondary glaucoma. Laser capsulotomy is ineffective because of fibrin...

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Arcuate Retinotomy for Large, Failed Macular Holes

Steve T. Charles, MD (Memphis, TN)* SYNOPSIS An initial procedure using 25G PPV, ILM peeling and C3F8 gas failed. A 25G second procedure is the subject of the video. An arcuate retinotomy was made temporal to the macula using 25G Revolution DSP scissors.

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Retinal Incarceration Associated with Open Globe Injuries

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/videos/Retinal-Incarceration-Associated-with-Open-Globe-Injuries.flv Giampaolo Gini, MD (Prato, Italy) SYNOPSIS A frequent cause for retinal detachment occur-ring in open globe injuries is retinal incarceration. The boundary between which cases are operable and which are not has been moved forward as new surgical tech-niques and materials have become available through the years. Aim of this video is to...

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2 Cases of Live Intraocular Nematodes Removed Live by Vitrectomy

Guruprasad S. Ayachit, MS (Hubli, Karnataka, India), Paul E. Tornambe, MD (Poway, CA) SYNOPSIS An interesting case of a live intravitreal nema-tode in a 14 year boy who presented with diminution of vision in the Lt eye of 2 months duration. The video shows the nematode live preoperatively and the surgical procedure of its removal live. Another interesting case of a live subretinal nematode causing blurred vision in a 16 year old boy. The...

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