Surgical Maneuvers

Surgical Maneuvers

Discussing the latest surgical tips, techniques and pearls.

Surgical Maneuvers

Pinhole pupilloplasty enhances visual acuity and image quality

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Both the front and back parts of the globe are essential for optimal vision. When we focus on the anterior segment of the eye, the cornea, pupillary…
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Quarter-DMEK quadruples available tissue to transplant

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2019
Philip Dockery, MPH; Jack S. Parker, MD, PhD; Sorcha Ni Dhubhghaill, MD, PhD; Gerrit R.J. Melles, MD, PhD
Corneal transplantation has continued to improve over time and has reached significant heights in recent times with selective tissue transplantation…
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New approach uses polypropylene suture for four-point scleral fixation of secondary IOL

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2019
Thomas "TJ" John, MD; Sean Tighe, MSc; Omar Hashem, MD; Hosam Sheha, MD, PhD
Visual rehabilitation in aphakia and malpositioned IOLs often requires surgical intervention with secondary IOL implantation. In addition, subluxated…
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Small relaxing incisions may allow easier DMEK surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2019
Mark S. Hansen, MD; David R. Hardten, MD
Symptomatic vision-compromising corneal endothelial disease that results in corneal endothelial decompensation with a cloudy cornea combined with an…
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Dextenza helps simplify medication regimen

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2019
John P. Berdahl, MD
Advances in cataract surgery have reached reasonably great heights and continue to rise in sophistication from both the technological side and the…
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Asymmetrical base intracorneal ring segment can be used for keratoconus treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2019
Carlos H. Gordillo, MD; Juan C. Grandin, MD; Adriana C. Lotfi, MD
Keratoconus is a noninflammatory, progressive, bilateral ectatic corneal disease with corneal stromal thinning that results in weakening and surface…
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iStent inject allows early glaucoma intervention

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2018
Quang H. Nguyen, MD
Glaucoma is a disease with no cure; left untreated, it can result in partial or complete loss of vision over time. It is not only the leading cause…
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Updates in pediatric cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2018
Abhay R. Vasavada, MS, FRCS; Vaishali Vasavada, MS
Pediatric cataracts may be unilateral or bilateral, congenital or acquired, and represent about 5% to 20% of global pediatric blindness. Pediatric…
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Femtosecond laser assists implantation of miniature telescope

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2018
Randal T. Pham, MD, MS, FACS
Age-related macular degeneration affects central vision and can result in significant visual acuity deterioration, thus negatively affecting a…
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Careful planning needed in cataract cases with inflammation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2018
Farhan A. Irshad, MD
Inflammation is a dreaded obstacle and potential complication of surgical procedures in general and can be sight-threatening in procedures such as…