Lecture: Surgery for Retinal Detachment and PVR

A step by step approach for the surgical management of a retinal detachment will be discussed using video footage of various situations. Standard primary vitrectomy for retinal detachment as well as Chandelier based Buckling surgery will be shown. PVR is the most common cause of failure of surgery for retinal detachment. Various surgical steps and … Read more

Lecture: Anterior Vitrectomy and Posterior Loss of Lens Material During Cataract Surgery

Posterior capsular rupture is a relatively common complication of cataract surgery. The lecture will discuss management of the vitreous including the argument against cellulose sponges, use of triamcinolone, pars plana versus limbal vitrectomy, fluidics parameters, and why limbal infusion. In addition management of posterior dislocated lens, nucleus or cortex will be discussed: phaco probe should … Read more

Surgery: Suprachoroidal Chandelier Buckle

In this surgical video, Dr. Riemann demonstrates a suprachoroidal chandelier buckle technique using a heads-up display in a 54-year-old female, who presented with a retinal detachment. Surgeon: Dr. Chris Reimann, Cincinnati Eye Institute, USA Transcript Today I’d like to show my technique for a heads up suprachoroidal chandelier buckle. This is the first one of … Read more

Surgery: Intraoperative OCT During Pars Plana Vitrectomy

In this surgical video, Dr. Riemann demonstrates the use of OCT imaging during pars plana vitrectomy. Surgeon: Dr. Chris Reimann, Cincinnati Eye Institute, USA Transcript Optical coherence tomography has become an essential tool for evaluating patients with vitreoretinal disease. Since its introduction by Dr. David Huang in 1991. OCT non-destructively images posterior segment anatomy in … Read more

Lecture: Pneumatic Retinopexy – Principles and Pearls

Pneumatic retinopexy is an office-based procedure for repair of selected rhegmatogenous retinal detachments. During this lecture, the indications, principles, technique and complications of pneumatic retinopexy will be discussed. Lecturer: Dr. Caroline Baumal, Tufts University School of Medicine, New England Eye Center, Boston, USA Transcript DR BAUMAL: Hello, everybody. I’m Caroline Baumal, and I’m at Tufts … Read more

Quiz: Abnormal Finding

A 55-year-old patient is referred to you from the diabetic clinic for an “abnormal finding” on a tele-retinal diabetic screening examination. The patient has had previous panretinal photocoagulation (PRP), but currently denies any recent visual changes.  

Live Surgical Demonstration: Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

During this live surgery event, we present a small lecture on the risks, benefits, and indications for vitrectomy surgery in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. This is followed by a live surgery in a case of proliferative diabetic retinopathy, with audio explanation from the surgeon of step by step maneuvers to achieve the best outcomes … Read more

Lecture: Interpretation of OCT Retina from A-Z

This hour long webinar will begin with an overview and introduction to OCT Macula. Then, a disease or specific OCT macula finding from A-Z will be reviewed with cases. Each slide from “A-Z” will have an image followed by a detailed discussion of the finding. Lecturer: Dr. Sowmya Srinivas, OD, MS, ABO, FAAO, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical … Read more