Amar Agarwal

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Addresses complicated cases and developing technology.

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Ocular surface squamous neoplasia seen in congenital ichthyosis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2018
Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD, FRCS, FICO, FAICO; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Ocular surface squamous neoplasia, or OSSN, is seen often as an abnormal growth in the ocular surface predominantly near the limbus…
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Hypersonic vitrectomy can be used during complex cases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2018
Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD, FICO; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
The hypersonic vitrector is a novel ultrasound-based vitreous removal device that uses ultrasound power ranging from 27 kHz to 31 kHz, near the range…
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Urrets-Zavalia syndrome another indication for single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 2018
Ashar Agarwal, MS, FRCS; Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Urrets-Zavalia syndrome, or UZS, is a clinical condition first described by Alberto Urrets-Zavalia in 1963 in six patients with wide and rigid pupils…
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SFT pupilloplasty has role in endothelial keratoplasty cases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2018
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Endothelial keratoplasty involves the supplantation of the endothelial cell layer along with Descemet’s membrane, which may or may not be…
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Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty has utility in angle-closure glaucoma

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2018
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty, or SFT, is a new variant in the arena of existing techniques and procedures for performing pupilloplasty…
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Multistep management needed to treat pseudophacocele

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2017
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
The term “pseudophacocele” is characterized by subconjunctival extrusion of an IOL. It is mostly traumatic in nature and commonly results…
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White ring sign confirms plane of dissection during SMILE

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2017
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Difficult lenticular extraction may sometimes occur in small incision lenticule extraction, especially if the posterior lenticular plane is…
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Side-cut dissection technique aids in lenticule extraction in SMILE

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2017
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Small incision lenticule extraction is a newer refractive procedure that involves refractive correction by means of femtosecond laser dissection of…
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PEARL inlay uses allogenic tissue for presbyopic correction

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2017
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
PEARL is an acronym for PrEsbyopic Allogenic Refractive Lenticule. This technique was described by Soosan Jacob as a treatment for presbyopia. The…
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‘Computer mouse sign’ may predict inverted endothelial graft

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2017
Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD, FICO; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Corneal endothelial decompensation has been treated successfully by endothelial keratoplasty techniques. Intrinsic properties of the host and…