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Silicone Oil in the Anterior Chamber: Obstacles and Options

I present a case of emulsified silicone oil in the anterior chamber, which hides an underlying total cataract, and a very thick calcified anterior capsule and mild subluxation. I evacuated the emulsified silicone oil from the anterior chamber. and then i managed the calcified anterior capsule by fashioning an opening using a cannas scissors. I used a cautious divide and conquer Phacoemulsification for the cataract. After implanting the...

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Sutures Can Prevent Silicone-corneal Contact in Cases of Defect Iris-lens Diaphragm

Currently, silicone oil tamponade is one of the most important and common stages in vitreous surgery. Also well -known negative effect of silicone oil on the corneal endothelium with its long stay contact. This is especially actual in cases of traumatic lesions of the eyeball when there is absolutely no iris-lens diaphragm or partially defect Zinns ligaments. Methods: In our work, we used the bandage sutures from “Mani”...

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Sticky Silicone

I will be presenting 2 cases of adherent silicone oil (1000cs) to the retina. In one patient, the silicone oil led to entrapment of heavy liquid fluid underneath the oil and that in turn led to foveal oedema and loss of central vision. The oil was removed 10 days later but the foveal vision never recovered. In the second patient, the adherent silicone oil was displaced and removed using a combination of heavy liquid fluid and fluid-air...

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OCT Analysis in Case of Spontaneous MH After Silicone Oil Removal in PDVR B Case

Piotr Fryczkowski_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Case of proliferative diabetic vitreoretinopathy in 38 year old male with juvenile diabetes. Poster shows spontaneous macular hole formation with macular detachment in OCT one month after silicone oil removal. We reject vitrectomy as a treatment because in the first operation ILM was removed up to the temporal arcades. After double injections of 25% SF6 macula attached, and the hole remains flat...

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Inadvertent Intrachoroïdal Silicone Oil Injection: A 5 year Follow-up

Philippe Koch_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Introduction: To present the case of a 55 y.o. patient who developed an inadvertent silicone oil injection into the choroidal space during a vitrectomy for RRD and the resultant 5 y.o. follow-up. Case Presentation: A patient presented in 2010 with a LE rhegmatogenous retinal detachment extending from 9 to 7 o’clock, macula OFF. The causative break was a huge superior break extending from 10 to 3...

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Transconjunctival Active Silicone Oil Removal with a Simple Method Surgical Technique

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Purpose: Silicone oil removal is a necessary step after pars plana vitrectomy with silicone oil endotamponade. The advantages of transconjunctival surgery have already been described including fast postoperative rehabilitation, less discomfort, and the benefits of avoiding conjunctival dissection, diathermy and probably suturation. The...

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