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[25-Gauge macular surgery: comparison with and without combined phacoemulsification and artificial lens implantation].

Ophthalmologe 2021 Jul 23. Epub 2021 Jul 23.

Augenklinik, Städtisches Klinikum Dessau, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg - Theodor Fontane, Auenweg 38, 06847, Dessau-Roßlau, Deutschland.

Background: With the surgical methods continuously developed in recent years, macular surgery has become an increasingly less traumatic procedure for the eye. For patients with additional lens opacification, a 1-stage procedure with combined cataract surgery is recommended.

Objective: The aim of this retrospective study was to record the functional results and complications after elective macular surgery with and without combined phacoemulsification and artificial lens implantation. Read More

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Efficiency comparison with fovea-sparing internal limiting membrane peeling and complete internal limiting membrane peeling for treating myopic traction maculopathy.

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

Department of Ophthalmology, Military Ophthalmological Center, General Hospital of Xinjiang Military Region, No. 754 Beijing Middle Road, Urumqi, 830054, Xinjiang, China.

Purpose: To explore whether the efficacy of fovea-sparing internal limiting membrane peeling (FS-ILMP) is better than that of complete internal limiting membrane peeling (ILMP).

Methods: This retrospective clinical study included 34 cases (34 eyes) with myopic traction maculopathy collected from June 2017 to February 2019. Twenty-three-gauge (23-G) pars plana vitrectomy (23G PPV) was performed on all patients. Read More

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Comparative Incidence of Postoperative Hemorrhage in Vitreoretinal Surgery in Patients on Anti-Coagulants.

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina 2021 Jul 1;52(7):374-379. Epub 2021 Jul 1.

Background And Objective: Data regarding hemorrhagic complications of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and vitreoretinal surgery are limited.

Patients And Methods: Multicenter analysis of longitudinal, aggregated electronic health records of patients undergoing pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with no prior history of ocular hemorrhage. Retrospective analysis of patients undergoing PPV between January 1, 2013, and December 31, 2019. Read More

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Perfluorocarbon liquid-assisted inverted inner limiting membrane-flap for large macular hole after recurrent rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

Taiwan J Ophthalmol 2021 Apr-Jun;11(2):193-196. Epub 2020 May 27.

Department of Medical Science, Neuroscience and Sense Organs, Eye Clinic, Bari, Italy.

A 45-year-old Caucasian myopic woman with a severe vision impairment (20/320) in the left eye due to a macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) underwent vitrectomy with silicone oil tamponade followed by an inferior relaxing retinectomy with heavy silicone oil tamponade during the second procedure for recurrence of RRD due to proliferative vitreoretinopathy. Four weeks after the second surgery, visual acuity was 20/200 and the patient complained metamorphopsia in the same eye due to a large full-thickness macular hole. A perfluorocarbon liquid-assisted inverted inner limiting membrane-flap technique was performed. Read More

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Outcomes of vitreoretinal surgery in retinal detachment associated with morning glory disc anomaly.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 Aug;69(8):2116-2121

Shri Bhagwan Mahavir Vitreo-Retinal Services, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Purpose: Morning glory disc anomaly (MGDA) is associated with a high prevalence of retinal detachment (RD), sometimes requiring multiple surgeries. The study aimed to establish the outcomes of RD surgery in such eyes and predict factors influencing the outcome, if any.

Methods: It was a retrospective observational study of 9 eyes that underwent pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for RD associated with MGDA. Read More

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Visual outcomes following cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation in vitrectomized eyes among children.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 Aug;69(8):2078-2081

Shri Bhagwan Mahavir Vitreoretinal Services, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Purpose: To assess the visual outcomes and associated factors in pediatric patients undergoing cataract surgery following pars plana vitrectomy (PPV).

Methods: A total of 52 eyes of 52 children who underwent cataract surgery and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in previously vitrectomized eyes between January 2008 and December 2017 were included in this retrospective study. Descriptive and inferential statistical measurements (Chi-square test, Fisher's exact test, odds ratio, multiple logistic regression) were done. Read More

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Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty for corneal decompensation due to migrating metallic intracorneal foreign bodies in an aphakic eye following a 39-year-old blast injury: A case report.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021 Sep 9;23:101162. Epub 2021 Jul 9.

Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild, Rue Manin, Paris, France.

Purpose: To report the use of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) for secondary surgical removal of intraocular foreign bodies (IOFB) years after the trauma as migration occurred through the endothelium, damaging the endothelium, and causing corneal edema.

Observations: We report the case of a blast injury in 1972, that led to left eye traumatic cataract managed with vitrectomy and lensectomy. Although thorough removal was attempted, some corneal and conjunctival foreign bodies remained. Read More

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September 2021

Surgical Treatment for a Full-Thickness Macular Hole That Developed on a Large Drusenoid Pigment Epithelial Detachment.

Cureus 2021 Jun 20;13(6):e15785. Epub 2021 Jun 20.

Ophthalmology, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, JPN.

Full-thickness macular hole (FTMH) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can affect the same eyes in the older population. Previously reported phenotypes of AMD concurrent with FTMH include early/intermediate AMD and serous pigment epithelial detachment (PED). A 68-year-old woman presented to our clinic with decreased vision due to a cataract and a large drusenoid PED in both eyes. Read More

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Retrobulbar Hyaluronidase Injection: Does It Reach the Eye?

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

Jhaveri Microbiology Centre, Brien Holden Eye Research Centre Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.

Purpose: To determine if retrobulbar injection of hyaluronidase reaches the vitreous cavity, and to determine its concentration in the vitreous.

Methods: Prospective case-control study. Patients undergoing evisceration with implant for noninfective blind eyes were enrolled in the study. Read More

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Acute postoperative endophthalmitis after resurgery following primary cataract surgery: 9 years experience from a tertiary eyecare center.

J Cataract Refract Surg 2021 Aug;47(8):1050-1055

From the Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai, India.

Purpose: To report the incidence, risk factors, and visual outcomes of acute postoperative endophthalmitis in patients undergoing resurgery after cataract surgery.

Setting: Tertiary eye hospital in southern India.

Design: Retrospective, clinical registry. Read More

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Treatment of Chronic Large and Persistent Macular Hole by a new technique in a Tertiary Care Hospital.

Pak J Med Sci 2021 Jul-Aug;37(4):979-982

Dr. Lubna Feroz, FCPS (Ophth). Ophthalmologist, LRBT Tertiary Eye Care Hospital, Korangi 2 ½, Karachi, Pakistan.

Objective: To assess the anatomical and functional outcomes of treating chronic persistent large macular hole by macular hole hydrodissection technique in a tertiary eye care hospital.

Methods: This interventional case series study was conducted in the Vitreoretinal department of LRBT Tertiary Teaching Eye Hospital, Karachi, from October 2017 to March 2018, with follow-ups till February 2019. The study included eighteen cases of chronic (symptoms of loss of central vision ≥ 2years), persistent (previously failed macular hole surgery), large (aperture diameter of ≥ 400µm) macular hole. Read More

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September 2020

Evolving outcomes of surgery for retinal detachment in retinopathy of prematurity: the need for a national service in the United Kingdom : An audit of surgery for acute tractional retinal detachment complicating ROP in the UK.

Eye (Lond) 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

Oxford Eye Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

Objectives: To audit the structural and functional outcomes of surgery for acute tractional retinal detachment due to retinopathy or prematurity between 2004 and 2014 in Oxford UK.

Methods: Consecutive operations were identified from a surgical log. Clinical data including demography, perioperative data, and retinal outcomes were extracted into a spreadsheet and compared against two international data sets referenced in the method section. Read More

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Visual outcomes and incidence of pseudophakic cystoid macular oedema in eyes with cataract and idiopathic epiretinal membrane after two-step sequential surgery.

Eye (Lond) 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

Objectives: To determine whether pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) or cataract surgery should be performed first in concurrent epiretinal membrane (ERM) and cataract treatment with respect to visual outcome and pseudophakic cystoid macular oedema (PCMO) incidence.

Methods: Patients who underwent PPV and cataract surgery sequentially at a tertiary medical centre were retrospectively recruited. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and central macular thickness (CMT) measured from optical coherence tomography (OCT) images collected before and after each surgery were documented. Read More

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Vitrectomy in full thickness macular holes on top of a pigment epithelial detachment in age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Surgical consideration and review of the literature.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021 Sep 10;23:101154. Epub 2021 Jul 10.

Macular Center Davos, Switzerland.

Purpose: To present the surgical treatment of a full thickness macular hole (MH) caused by a vitreomacular traction (VMT) on top of an adjacent subfoveal pigment epithelial detachment (PED) in age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Observation: A 77-year-old female with a subfoveal PED receiving consecutive intravitreal injections noticed a sudden decreased visual acuity (VA) due to the development an occult MH in her right eye after 19 repeated intravitreal anti vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-injections. Her initial VA declined from 20/50 to 20/400. Read More

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September 2021

Fibrotic cataract as a sign of posterior capsule violation post vitrectomy.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021 Sep 30;23:101155. Epub 2021 Jun 30.

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1675 Aurora Court, Mail Stop F731, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA.

Purpose: To report fibrotic cataract as a sign of posterior capsule violation post vitrectomy.

Observations: A 16 year old female presented to our retina clinic after multiple prior vitrectomies at an outside hospital for traumatic retinal detachment. On presentation, it was noted that she still had a silicone oil inside the eye, and a dense, fibrotic cataract limiting the posterior pole view. Read More

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September 2021

A Comparison of Retrobulbar, Sub-Tenon's Anesthesia and Medial Canthus Episcleral Anesthesia for 25-Gauge Posterior Vitrectomy.

Retina 2021 Jul 10. Epub 2021 Jul 10.

Department of Ophthalmology, Regional Hospital 'Ca Foncello', AULSS 2 Veneto Region, Treviso - Italy Department NEUROFARBA, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Cattinara Hospital, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Giuliano-Isontina (ASUGI), Trieste, Italy Department of Neuroscience-Eye Clinic, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

Purpose: The aim of the study is to compare the efficacy, safety and globe akinesia between retrobulbar anesthesia, Sub-Tenon's anesthesia and medial canthus episcleral anesthesia for 25-Gauge posterior vitrectomy.

Methods: A total of 340 25-Gauge vitrectomy data sheets were retrospectively collected between November 2017 and June 2019. Ninety patients were included in the study. Read More

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Comparative evaluation of outcomes of drainage techniques in vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

Retina 2021 Jul 12. Epub 2021 Jul 12.

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India.

Purpose: To compare the anatomical and functional outcomes of drainage through posterior retinotomy (PR) versus perfluorocarbon liquid (PFCL)-assisted drainage in vitreoretinal surgery (VRSx) for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) and to study intra-operative and post-operative complications.

Methods: This was a prospective randomized study of 52 cases who underwent VRSx for RRD. Group-1 underwent PFCL-assisted drainage through preexisting break while group-2 had PR to drain subretinal fluid. Read More

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Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation in Boston Keratoprosthesis Type II.

Ophthalmol Glaucoma 2021 Jul 12. Epub 2021 Jul 12.

Glaucoma Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

This retrospective review of 7 cases demonstrates that endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation via eyelid incision and enlargement of pars plana vitrectomy entry sites can lower intraocular pressure in eyes with history of Boston keratoprosthesis Type II surgery. Read More

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In-depth analysis of risk factors for pseudophakic retinal detachments and retinal breaks.

Acta Ophthalmol 2021 Jul 13. Epub 2021 Jul 13.

Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

Purpose: To provide a detailed analysis of risk factors for pseudophakic retinal detachments (PRD) and pseudophakic retinal breaks (PRB).

Materials And Methods: We reviewed the medical records of cataract surgeries between 1996 and 2017 at a tertiary care hospital in Austria. A Cox proportional-hazard regression model was used to analyse risk factors for PRD and PRB. Read More

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A Case of Spontaneous Regression and Recurrence of Primary Vitreoretinal Lymphoma.

Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2021 Jul 13:1-4. Epub 2021 Jul 13.

Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision Research, Severance Eye Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

: To report a case of primary vitreoretinal lymphoma (PVRL) showing recurrence after spontaneous regression, diagnosed with the aid of next-generation sequencing (NGS).: Retrospective case report.: A 61-year-old immunocompetent Korean woman presented with subretinal lesions suspected of PVRL, which resolved spontaneously in 2 months. Read More

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Lens densitometry for assessment and prediction of cataract progression after pars plana vitrectomy with C3F8-gas for retinal detachment.

PLoS One 2021 12;16(7):e0254370. Epub 2021 Jul 12.

Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

Purpose: Lens opacification is a common complication after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and knowing its progression would facilitate consulting patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a quantitative model for lens-status-monitoring after PPV with C3F8 gas. Our model was evaluated in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) patients of various age and lens densitometry (LD). Read More

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Peripheral Inflammatory Yellow Exudative Retinal Coats-Like Vitreoretinopathy Misdiagnosed as Acute Retinal Necrosis in a Retinitis Pigmentosa Patient after Cataract Surgery.

Case Rep Ophthalmol 2021 May-Aug;12(2):562-568. Epub 2021 Jun 18.

Inflammatory and Retinal Eye Diseases, Centre for Ophthalmic Specialized Care, Lausanne, Switzerland.

We would like to describe a case with Coats-like exudative vitreoretinopathy after cataract surgery in a patient with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) misdiagnosed as acute retinal necrosis (ARN). A patient with RP underwent cataract surgery that was complicated by macular oedema. Following sub-Tenon's injection of triamcinolone acetonide, evolution was initially favourable. Read More

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Case Report: Fibroglial Retinal Tissue in Contractile Morning Glory Disc Anomaly.

Case Rep Ophthalmol 2021 May-Aug;12(2):525-530. Epub 2021 Jun 11.

Centro Oftalmológico Mira, Ciudad de México, México.

The purpose of the present case is to describe a patient with tractional retinal detachment (RD) associated with contractile morning glory: a 17-year-old female, with a history of failed surgery for RD when she was 2 years old in her right eye (OD), nystagmus, and a limited visual acuity in the left eye (OS). The slit lamp examination showed phthisis bulbi in OD and the anterior segment was unremarkable in OS. Dilated fundus examination revealed a tractional RD in the posterior pole and peripapillary and preretinal fibrosis without evidence of intravitreal dispersion of retinal pigment epithelial cells. Read More

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Medical management of silicone oil associated acute postoperative ocular inflammation.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jul 9;14(7). Epub 2021 Jul 9.

Vitreo-Retina, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

We report a case of a 57-year-old man, who underwent right eye silicone oil injection as a part of his surgical treatment for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Following this, on the first postoperative day, he developed acute postoperative intraocular inflammation. There was circumciliary congestion, diffuse corneal oedema, anterior chamber (AC) reaction, hypopyon and a pupillary membrane. Read More

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Status of corneal endothelial cells in the presence of silicone oil in the anterior chamber.

Sci Rep 2021 Jul 7;11(1):14055. Epub 2021 Jul 7.

Department of Ophthalmology, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1-847, Amanuma-cho, Omiya, Saitama, 330-8503, Japan.

To evaluate corneal endothelium damage with silicone oil (SO) presence in the anterior chamber after pars plana vitrectomy. We investigated the medical records of consecutive 54 eyes of 53 patients undergoing SO removal after pars plana vitrectomy with SO tamponade at Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Japan. We recorded SO tamponade retention period, anterior chamber SO with gonioscope, area of SO attachment to the corneal endothelium before SO removal surgery, and the lens status. Read More

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Combination of Inverted ILM Flap Technique and Subretinal Fluid Application Technique for Treatment of Chronic, Persistent and Large Macular Holes.

Ophthalmol Ther 2021 Jul 6. Epub 2021 Jul 6.

Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20251, Hamburg, Germany.

Introduction: The choice of surgical treatment for chronic, persistent and large full-thickness macular holes (FTMH) continues to be undefined and challenging, as some of these cases remain refractory to the treatment. We report the efficacy of combination of inverted internal limiting membrane flap technique (IILMFT) and subretinal application of the fluid (SR fluid application) technique for treatment of refractory FTMHs.

Methods: Nine patients (nine eyes) were enrolled into this retrospective non-randomized exploratory consecutive case series study. Read More

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Retinal detachment during COVID-19 era: a review of challenges and solutions.

Spektrum Augenheilkd 2021 Jun 30:1-6. Epub 2021 Jun 30.

Department of Ophthalmology, Sigmund Freud University, Vienna, Austria.

Background: Since the beginning of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, there have been obstacles in the proper diagnosis and management of many diseases. We evaluated the changes in retinal detachment (RD) presentation and surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic and propose solutions to minimize the detrimental effects of lockdown on RD diagnosis.

Materials And Methods: PubMed, Embase, Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar were searched for relevant articles with the keywords "Retinal detachment" AND "Coronavirus OR COVID-19 OR SARS OR MERS. Read More

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Cause and Management of Suture-related Ocular Complications after Buried-suture Double-eyelid Blepharoplasty.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital of Capital Medical University, Beijing Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Beijing, China.

Background: Buried-suture double-eyelid blepharoplasty is very popular in Asia, especially in China, but there are few reports related to the cause, management, and prevention of suture-related complications of corneal injury and other damages to the eye. The study aims to determine the cause, management, and prevention of suture-related complications after buried-suture double-eyelid blepharoplasty.

Methods: A retrospective study was conducted from January 2016 to January 2019 on 12 patients with corneal and other injuries to the eye after they underwent buried-suture double-eyelid blepharoplasty. Read More

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Diffuse retinal pigment epithelium atrophy following pars plana vitrectomy for high myopic macular hole assisted by Brilliant Blue G: A case report.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021 Sep 18;23:101148. Epub 2021 Jun 18.

Instituto de Microcirugia Ocular, Barcelona, Spain.

Purpose: To describe a case of diffuse retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) disturbance following 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with the inverted internal limiting membrane (ILM) technique and Brilliant Blue staining for a high myopic macular hole (MH).

Observations: A 53-year-old pseudophakic high myopic female was referred to the Vitreoretinal Department with a diagnosis of a full thickness myopic MH of her right eye. Her initial visual acuity was 20/40 of her right eye and 20/20 in the left eye. Read More

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September 2021