I recently saw in clinic a Marfans syndrome patient (not in the flush of youth) who had recently had a lensectomy
Two DVD-ROMs contain videos of surgical procedures for treating cataract surgery complications, retinal detachment, macular disease, tissue staining, removing epiretinal and internal limiting membranes, treating proliferative retinopathy, lensectomy
, managing myopic masculoschisis, and the use of new medications, among others.
w/ IOL 44% Sclerotomy 29% Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) 15% LASIK 12%
Surgical management consisted of pars plana vitrectomy in 4 patients, pars plana lensectomy with intraocular lens placement in 3 patients, and anterior chamber washout in 1 patient.
Five of our 10 patients did have surgery, with 4 requiring pars plana vitrectomy and 3 requiring a combination pars plana vitrectomy/pars plana lensectomy procedure.
He also performs many types of refractive procedures, including LASIK (laser vision correction), implantable contact lens (ICL), refractive clear lensectomy
(CLE) and radial/astigmatic keratotomy (RK/AK).
The Millennium Microsurgical System offers vitreo-retinal surgeons the tools they need for both anterior and posterior procedures in the operating room such as the TSV(TM)25 system, electric high-speed vitrectomy cutting, dual-linear control of vacuum and cut rate, white light through dual-port mercury vapor illumination, posterior lensectomy
through dual-linear frag, customized vitrectomy packs, and soon to be available with laser photocoagulation.
They cover the fundamentals, including preoperative evaluation, photorefractive and phototherapeutic keratectomy, LASIK, epi-LASIK, and femtosecond laser surgery; new technologies of Presby LASIK and collagen crosslinking; complications, including the management of diffuse lamellar keratitis, epithelial ingrowth, ectasia, and trauma; lenticular surgery, refractive lensectomy
with accommodating and multifocal intraocular lenses, phakic intraocular lenses, and high hyperopia; and recent advances, such as corneal inlays for hyperopia, intracorneal rings for keratoconus and post-refractive surgery ectasia, and collagen crosslinking combined with surgeries like corneal rings and surface ablation.
Using a laser to remove the lens is the latest development in the field of small-incision cataract and refractive lensectomy
Previously, cases of severe zonular compromise required ECCE, ICCE or pars plane lensectomy
, a procedure which involves the removal of the entire lens within the pupillary area (the anterior capsule, anterior cortex, nucleus, posterior cortex, and posterior capsule).