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PURPOSE To report the prevalence of postoperative retinal tear or rhegmatogenous retinal detachment secondary to intravitreal injections. METHODS Surgical and medical records of patients who received intravitreal injections at the practice of a single retina specialist from January 2004 to May 2013 and who were followed for at least 6 months were(More)
A 64-year-old male who had a macula-on superior bullous retinal detachment in OD underwent scleral buckling, 20-gauge-pars plana vitrectomy, internal drainage of subretinal fluid with perfluorocarbon fluid, 360° endolaser and perflourocarbon-fluid-air exchange surgery. Patient sat upright immediately after the surgery for the night. At the first(More)
Over the past 2 decades the advent of new therapeutic strategies has led to remarkable progress in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (Aml) [1]; however, some serious side effects of treatment may be clinically apparent [2]. An 8-year-old boy was diagnosed as Aml and started on Aml-BFm 2004 therapy in August 2009. There were no important side effects(More)
Three patients had unilateral vitreomacular traction (VMT) syndrome and the diagnosis was confirmed by spectral domain-type optical coherence tomography (OCT). All patients were female aged 51, 55 and 62 years. All denied surgical intervention. In one patient, rapid spontaneous resolution of the vitreomacular traction with a complete posterior vitreous(More)
A 69-year-old woman was awakened with redness and swelling of the left upper eyelid a few days before her presentation. She also noticed a dead spider on her bed. Ophthalmic examination revealed severe left periorbital hyperemia, edema and a wide necrotic area on the upper eyelid. Systemic condition of the patient was well. She was hospitalized with the(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term effect of intravitreal ranibizumab on the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) in exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Patients with treatment naive neovascular AMD in one eye were enrolled into the study. Following 3 monthly intravitreal ranibizumab injections, the patients were evaluated(More)
We describe a 48-year-old woman with a retained retrobulbar pellet and associated retinal pigment epithelial detachment. Spectral optical coherence tomography disclosed a focal microrupture of the retinal pigment epithelium. After two weeks of oral prednisolone treatment, the retinal pigment epithelial detachment was flattened and the microrupture was(More)
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