Lecture: Surgery for Diabetic Retinopathy

This live webinar discusses indications for vitrectomy in diabetic patients, use of anti-VEGF agents pre-op and at the end of surgery, techniques for traction retinal detachments (cutter versus scissors delamination), phaco-vit issues, laser hemostasis, and why silicone oil is to be avoided. Lecturer: Dr. Steve Charles, MD. Founder, Charles Retina Institute Transcript (To translate please … Read more

Surgery: Optic Nerve Pit with CSR

This patient had a congenital optic nerve pit and presented to us with a Central serous retinopathy or CSR. After the completion of core vitrectomy, trypan blue was used to stain the ILM and the ILM was peeled carefully using ILM peeling forceps. Extra care was taken while peeling the ILM over the macula. A … Read more

Quiz: Neuroretinitis

A 12-year-old male reports a one day history of “blurred vision.” No pain, history of trauma, or other complaints. He states that his vision seems “cloudy.” He lives with his parents, two siblings, and multiple cats and kittens. His exam is significant for a visual acuity of 20/20 in the right eye and 20/40 in … Read more

Lecture: Surgery for Retinal Detachment

In this lecture, Dr. Nagpal talks about retinal detachment and shows surgical videos to demonstrate various steps of the surgery. He shows how to reattach the retina in various situations using high quality videos. Lecture location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Chittagong, Bangladesh Lecturer: Dr. Manish Nagpal, Retina Foundation & Eye Research Centre, Ahmedabad, … Read more

Surgery: Subhyaloid Hemorrhage in Diabetic Retinopathy

This is a patient with Diabetic Retinopathy who presented with subhyaloid hemorrhage on the macula. The vitreous was removed and the blood was cleared from the hemorrhage. A 360º laser was done as PRP to regress the retinopathy. Surgery location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Chittagong, Bangladesh Surgeon: Dr. Manish Nagpal, Retina Foundation & … Read more

Quiz: ERG

History: A 69 year-old man presents with a complaint of decreased vision in both eyes and seeing “sparkles” when closing his eyes. He reports that his vision declined over a period of several years and that he underwent cataract surgery 2 years ago that improved his peripheral vision but not his central vision. He is … 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

Lecture: Management of Simple to Complex Retinal Detachments Without Scleral Buckling

In this lecture, Dr. Steve Charles discusses the incremental reattachment process, vitrectomy under air, interface vitrectomy, medium term PFO, retinectomy instead of relaxing retinotomy, punch thru retinotomy for subretinal bands and the argument against scleral buckles.  Dr. Charles also answers questions submitted by the live audience. Lecturer: Dr. Steve Charles, MD. Founder, Charles Retina Institute … Read more