Quiz: Progressive Decrease in Vision

A 42-year-old male presents with a slowly progressive decrease in vision for the past 1-2 years. Past medical history is significant for diabetes and hypertension. His medications are glipizide, metformin, lisinopril, hydrochlorothiazide and amlodipine. He has no known past ocular history. BCVA is 20/150 and 20/100 in the right and left eyes, respectively. Anterior segment … Read more

Surgery: Bullous Retinal Detachment with Cataract

This is a 64-year-old gentleman who presented with a bullous retinal detachment in the temporal retina with a coexisting cataract. The cataract was extracted using regular phacoemulsification and the IOL was implanted at the end of the surgery. The vitreous was stained using triamcinolone and vitrectomy was completed carefully. The sub retinal fluid was aspirated … Read more

Quiz: Decreasing Vision & Worsening Eye Pain

A 64-year-old male with a past medical history of primary open angle glaucoma, hypertension and hyperlipidemia presents with decreasing vision and worsening eye pain. He had undergone cataract extraction, intra-ocular lens implantation and placement of a Cypass microstent in the right eye 5 days ago. His vision is 20/200 in the right eye (baseline vision … Read more

Quiz: HIV

A 40-year-old Hispanic male with a history of HIV presents with blurred vision, flashes and floaters in both eyes for 1 week. Best-corrected visual acuity is 20/25 in the right eye and 20/30 in the left eye. Intraocular pressures are 9 in the right and 11 in the left eye. There is an afferent pupillary … Read more

Lecture: Vitreomacular Surgery Update

In this lecture, Dr. Charles discusses indications for surgery including lamellar and partial thickness holes, epimacular membrane, VMT and macular schisis. Visualization and surgical techniques including staining and ILM peeling are also discussed. Lecturer: Dr. Steve Charles, MD. Founder, Charles Retina Institute Transcript (To translate please select your language to the right of this page) … Read more

Conferencia: Terapias Antiangiogenicas Intravitreas

Los objetivos de esta presentación son: • Comprender la fisiopatologia de las enfermedades retinales en las cuales se realiza tratamiento con Anti VEGF • Reconocer la molécula del factor de crecimiento endotelial vascular y los diferentes tipos encontrados en humanos • Conocer y diferenciar los tres tipos de moléculas AntiVEGF actualmente utilizadas para el tratamiento … Read more

Conferencia: Toxoplasmosis Ocular

Los objetivos de esta presentación son: • Conocer la importancia de Toxoplasmosis ocular en nuestro medio • Analizar las características morfológicas y estadios en los cuales se encuentra en parasito en nuestro medio • Describir las manifestaciones clínicas de la enfermedad a nivel ocular • Realizar un diagnóstico temprano, basado en análisis clínico y estudios … Read more

Lecture: Update on Malaria Retinopathy & Global Elimination of Trachoma

This lecture provides important updates on two public health topics: Update on Malaria Retinopathy (Dr. Susan Lewallen) Objectives: Be able to describe the 3 retinal features of malarial retinopathy; Know the significance of malaria retinopathy in the diagnosis of cerebral malaria. Update on Global Elimination of Trachoma (Dr. Paul Courtright) Objectives: Understand the SAFE strategy … Read more

Surgery: Chandelier-based Scleral Buckling in Retinal Detachment

This video demonstrates a chandelier-based scleral buckling surgery in a case of retinal detachment. It is the same classic technique of scleral buckling but enhanced by using a vitrectomy lens with chandelier. Surgeon: Dr. Manish Nagpal, Retina Foundation & Eye Research Centre, Ahmedabad, India Transcript (To translate please select your language to the right of … Read more