Surgery: Pediatric Lamellar Cataract

This video demonstrates cataract extraction in a 4-year-old who presented with lamellar cataract. The lens was aspirated using bimanual irrigation aspiration. An IOL was implanted and posterior capsulotomy was performed. Surgery location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Chittagong, Bangladesh Surgeon: Dr. Ramesh Kekunnaya, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India Transcript Dr. Ramesh Kekunnaya: … Read more

Surgery: Pediatric Cataract

This video demonstrates a cataract surgery in a 6-year-old girl with a bilateral cataract with atypical morphology. The lens was aspirated and an IOL was placed in the bag. Surgery location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Chittagong, Bangladesh Surgeon: Dr. Ramesh Kekunnaya, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India Transcript Dr. Ramesh Kekunnaya: This … Read more

Surgery: Traumatic Macular Hole

This video demonstrates surgery in a patient with traumatic macular hole. The hyaloid was detached from the hole and it was probably a grade 4 macular hole. The hyaloid was removed and the ILM was peeled after staining it with brilliant blue dye. Fluid air exchange was done at the end of the surgery using … Read more

Surgery: Penetrating Keratoplasty

This video demonstrates a penetrating keratoplasty surgery in a 28-year-old patient with a history of infectious keratitis. Dr. Pineda performed the corneal transplantation and there was no need for cataract extraction as the lens was clear. He explained his suturing technique and also spoke about the postoperative medication and follow-up. Surgery location: on-board the Orbis … Read more

Surgery: The 21st Century Scleral Buckle: Heads up with a Chandelier

In this video, Dr. Riemann uses a 3D heads-up display, digital enhancement and the Alcon Chandelier endoillumination lighting system to perform scleral buckling and cryotherapy for a retinal detachment. Surgeon: Dr. Chris Reimann, Cincinnati Eye Institute, USA Transcript (To translate please select your language to the right of this page) DR RIEMANN: The diagnosis of … Read more

Surgery: Trabeculectomy

This video demonstrates a routine trabeculectomy surgery in a 14-year-old young woman with a chronic angle closure glaucoma. A 2.5 mm scleral flap was fashioned in a square shape and a peripheral iridectomy was performed. The scleral flap and the conjunctiva were closed with sutures. The anterior chamber was well formed and the bleb was … Read more

Surgery: Ahmed Valve Implant

This video demonstrates a routine Ahmed Valve Implant surgery through a fornix based peritomy. Dr. Brandt created a scleral tunnel for the tube to travel from the plate to the anterior chamber. Surgeon: Dr. James Brandt, University of California, Davis Transcript DR BRANDT: This is a gentleman in whom we’re going to place an Ahmed … Read more