Advantages:

Small-Gauge transconjunctival Vitrectomy is a minimally invasive surgical technique. The recent advances in instrumentation have helped to improve the safety and efficacy of surgical technique for Diabetic Retinopathy for Complex Cases.

Methods:

The video we present, highlights the various spectrum of surgical techniques we can use to treat severe Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy. The video shows our experience and the managing of advanced Diabetic Cases with 23-Gauge Vitrectomy, using BIOM and contact lens for magnification. In some cases we use chandelier light to allow bimanual surgery to dissect membranes with minimum trauma.

Effectiveness/Safety:

23-Gauge Transconjunctival Vitrectomy is an efficient and safe technique, even for complex cases of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy.