Surgical Maneuvers

Surgical Maneuvers

Discussing the latest surgical tips, techniques and pearls.

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Surgeons introduce new endothelial keratoplasty technique

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2013
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Harminder Dua, MD, PhD, FRCS, FRCOphth
Corneal transplantation continues to remain largely in the domain of full-thickness corneal tissue replacement, namely penetrating keratoplasty, with…
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Updated intracapsular cataract surgery for an unusual eye

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2013
Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS
Traumatic lens subluxation is an ocular emergency that needs to be attended to in a timely fashion with surgical intervention to obtain the best…
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Surgeons explain how to perform canaliculo-canalicular intubation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2013
Andrew Carey, MD; Cara Snyder, MD; Charles B. Slonim, MD, FACS
Canalicular lacerations are most common among young adults with a mean age range of 18 to 30 years. In toddlers, dog bites are commonly responsible…
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Corneal inlays an effective option for presbyopia correction

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2013
Minoru Tomita, MD, PhD
Uncorrected presbyopia results in avoidable vision impairment, and as of 2005, more than 1 billion people globally were classified as presbyopic.
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Glued IOL procedures performed using the no-assistant technique

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2013
Priya Narang, MD
An estimated 20.5 million Americans older than 40 years have a cataract in one of their eyes, and 6.1 million have pseudophakia or aphakia. Aphakia…
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Gas-forced infusion useful in MICS

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2013
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD
Minimizing postoperative astigmatism can be achieved by managing cataract incision size. One of the foremost advances in modern-day cataract surgery…
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Several surgical approaches available for patients with limbal stem cell deficiency

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2013
Clara C. Chan, MD, FRCSC, FACS; Edward J. Holland, MD
Global bilateral blindness is estimated by the World Health Organization to be around 45 million people, of which more than 20% are secondary…
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Crescentic DALK combined with PK treats pellucid marginal degeneration

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2013
Thomas John, MD
Pellucid marginal degeneration is an uncommon, nonhereditary, noninflammatory, bilateral, inferior crescentic peripheral thinning and ectatic…
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Two approaches used for stem cell therapy for retinal disease

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2013
Rajiv E. Shah, MD; Carl D. Regillo, MD; Allen C. Ho, MD
Stem cells are present in all multicellular organisms. They divide and differentiate into various specialized cell types and can self-renew to…
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Performing DMEK in the presence of an open-loop anterior chamber IOL

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2013
Thomas "TJ" John, MD
Corneal transplantation for endothelial decompensation has moved rapidly away from full-thickness penetrating keratoplasty and toward endothelial…