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Two Different Options in the Treatment of Premacular Hemorrhage Secondary to Macroaneurysm

  SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Ines Coutinho Purpose: Premacular hemorrhage is one major cause of sudden visual loss and occurs in a variety of disorders, among others in retinal arterial macroaneurysms (RAM). Possible therapeutic options include observation, vitrectomy, intravitreal rT-PA injection or laser posterior hyaloidotomy. However, the best treatment is still controversial. We report on 2 cases with premacular haemorrhage due to RAM. The...

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Smartphones in Ophthalmology: A Promising New World!

The potentialities of the new generation of smartphones in ophthalmology are growing every day. From education to patient evaluation, image registration and information sharing, these new tool are changing our habits. We present clinical cases registered by smartphone in different ocular pathologies, from pole to pole. In some pediatric cases we compare smartphone images to RetCam...

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Treatment of Aggressive Posterior ROP

Authors: Susana Teixeira, Manuela Bernardo, Gra├ža Pires, Filomena Silva, Diogo Cavalheiro, Rosalina Barroso, Lisbon, Portugal Advantages: Aggressive Posterior ROP (AP-ROP) is a unique presentation of ROP that, even with the best standard treatment (pre-threshold laser ablation of anterior avascular retina) leads to unfavorable anatomic (55,2%) and functional (58%) results. As the proliferative phase (ROP Phase II) is associated with high...

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