http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/videos/TharyGhait_VP6_768K.flv

Thary Ghait (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

Advantages:

Avoid the toxic effect of PFC On the retina.

Methods:

20 Gauge pars plana vitrectomy was done for the remaining vitreous – removal of PFC by flute needle – removal of remaining ERM by forceps – removal of retained PFC from the AC. – Endolaser 360 – closure.

Effectiveness / Safety:

Safe no complication occurred – improved visual acuity and visual field after surgery.

Take home message:

PFC must be removed if used during surgery.