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Avastin Adjuvants in CNV Surgery

Joerg C. Schmidt, MD (Marburg, Germany), Stefan Mennel, MD (Marburg, Germany), Carsten Meyer, PD, MD (Marburg, Germany), Stefan Hoerle, MD (Marburg, Germany) PURPOSE: Subretinal CNV extraction and macular transposition can be offered to selected patients as a treatment option. When this surgery was first used, the development of PVR was the main postoperative complication, now CNV recurrence is the major problem. METHODS: During the last...

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Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tears after Intraocular Bevacizumab (Avastin®) Injection for Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration

Clement K. Chan, MD (Palm Springs, CA), Carsten H. Meyer, MD (Marburg, Germany), Jeffrey G. Gross, MD (Columbia, SC), Prema Abraham, MD (Rapid City, SD),* Steven G. Lin, MD (Palm Springs, CA), Asha S.D. Nuthi, DO (Palm Springs, CA) PURPOSE: To report a case series of retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) tears after off-label intraocular bevacizumab (Avastin) for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Acute RPE tears are known to occur...

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Functional and Anatomical Investigations in Racemose Hemangioma

Carsten H. Meyer, MD (Marburg, Germany), Jörg C. Schmidt, MD (Marburg, Germany), Stefan Mennel, MD (Marburg, Germany), Peter Kroll, MD (Marburg, Germany) PURPOSE: To determine the vascular morphology of racemose hemangioma and related functional alterations in arteriovenous (AV) malformation type 3. METHODS: A 17-year-old teenager with unilateral racemose hemangioma received a full ophthalmic examination including Snellen visual acuity...

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Redetachment Surgery – A Step Back – The Way of Success

Stefan Mennel, MD (Marburg, Germany), Carsten H. Meyer, PD Dr. (Marburg, Germany),Joerg C. Schmidt, MD (Marburg, Germany) PURPOSE: Failure by cerclage as the first treatment strategy in retinal detachment surgery results typically in pars plana vitrectomy, possibly with cataract surgery and silicon oil as an intraocular tamponade. METHODS: A 19-year-old highly myopic female had undergone a phacic intraocular lens (IOL) surgery to correct...

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