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Phacoemulsification of subluxated lens with iris repair

Phacoemulsification of subluxated lens with iris repair

Phacoemulsification of subluxated lens with iris repair The surgical procedure in phacoemulsification for removal of cataract involves a number of steps. Each step must be carefully and skillfully performed in order to achieve the desired result. The steps may be described as follows: Anaesthesia; Exposure of the eyeball using a lid speculum; Entry into the eye through a minimal incision ... Read More »

PPV with ILM peeling in post traumatic macular hole

PPV with ILM peeling in post traumatic macular hole

PPV with ILM peeling in post traumatic macular hole Indications for consideration of the surgical management of macular holes are based on the presence of a full-thickness defect. Once this defect has developed, the potential for spontaneous resolution is low. Thus, surgical management is recommended with documentation of a stage 2 or higher, full-thickness macular hole. Stage 1 holes and ... Read More »

Muller’s muscle conjunctival resection (MMCR) For Ptosis

Muller’s muscle conjunctival resection (MMCR) For Ptosis

Muller’s muscle conjunctival resection (MMCR) For Ptosis Müller’s muscle (MM) is a sympathetically innervated upper eyelid muscle that, together with the levator palpebral superioris, elevates the eyelid. The MM resembles smooth muscle, and originates from the levator aponeurosis about 15 mm above the superior tarsus. The MM is adherent to the conjunctiva but easily separable from the levator aponeurosis, and ... Read More »

Modified Blaskovics Operation For Ptosis Repair

Modified Blaskovics Operation For Ptosis Repair

Modified Blaskovics Operation For Ptosis Repair(Transconjunctival Blepharoptosis Surgery) Posterior approach blepharoptosis surgery, via the transconjunctival route, was probably the first method of surgery employed to shorten the levator muscle . In 1923 Blaskovics  first described his technique of extensive dissection of the levator muscle from its surrounding structures prior to its resection. Two sets of sutures were used, the first ... Read More »

Fixation of Subluxated Intraocular Lens

Fixation of Subluxated Intraocular Lens

Fixation of Subluxated Intraocular Lens Cataract surgery is the most common operation performed by ophthalmologists. Although it has a very high success rate, certain complications may occur. Intraocular lens (IOL) malpositions range from simple IOL decentration to luxation into the posterior segment. Subluxated IOLs involve such extreme decentration that the IOL optic covers only a small fraction of the pupillary ... Read More »

ECCE for Subluxated Hypermature Cataract

ECCE for Subluxated Hypermature Cataract

ECCE for Subluxated Hypermature Cataract A Morgagnian cataract arises when a cortical cataract becomes hypermature. A cortical cataract is an opacity of the lens cortex or periphery of the lens. An early cortical cataract is often clinically diagnosed by spoke-like or wedge-shaped opacities of the lens, most commonly in the inferior quadrants. As the cataract matures, the lens fibers degenerate, ... Read More »

Phacoemulsification of white cataract

Phacoemulsification of white cataract

Phacoemulsification of white cataract Phacoemulsification (Phaco) is the most common technique used by developed countries. It involves the use of a machine with an ultrasonic handpiece equipped with a titanium or steel tip. The tip vibrates at ultrasonic frequency (40,000 Hz) and the lens material is emulsified. A second fine instrument (sometimes called a “cracker” or “chopper”) may be used from ... Read More »

Brown Syndrome

Brown Syndrome

Brown Syndrome Brown syndrome is a rare form of strabismus characterized by limited elevation of the affected eye. The disorder may be congenital(existing at or before birth), or acquired. Brown syndrome is caused by a malfunction of the Superior oblique muscle, causing the eye to have difficulty moving up, particularly during adduction (when eye turns towards the nose). Harold W. ... Read More »

ILM peeling with epiretinal membrane removal

ILM peeling with epiretinal membrane removal

ILM peeling with epiretinal membrane removal Epiretinal membrane is a disease of the eye in response to changes in the vitreous humor or more rarely, diabetes. It is also called macular pucker. Sometimes, as a result of immune system response to protect the retina, cells converge in the macular area as the vitreous ages and pulls away in posterior vitreous detachment ... Read More »

Snail-track capsulorhexis in intumescent cataract

Snail-track capsulorhexis in intumescent cataract

Snail-track capsulorhexis in intumescent cataract Two-stage continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis helps prevent unexpected radial tears of the initial capsulotomy from high intracapsular pressure, sudden radialization of the CCC and other intraoperative complications due to high intracapsular pressure, thus providing a safe cataract surgery in cases of white cataracts. These findings were supported by ultrasonography.   Source:Ophthalmology Videos Snail-track capsulorhexis in intumescent ... Read More »

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