Vitreous Replacement

Vitrectomy can be used for either therapeutic or diagnostic purposes. Common indications include Posterior breaks and macular holes Multiple breaks in different meridians Associated vitreous hemorrhage Controversial (high myopes, pseudophakics, bullous superior RD with no breaks seen) Complicated RD Severe proliferative vitreoretinopathy grade C or more Tractional RD threatening fovea 2. Advanced diabetic retinopathy (see page 192) 3. Other proliferative vitreoretinopathies 4. Severe ocular...

Topic 6 Herpetic Eye Diseases

N Stare the differences between the ocular manifestations of herpes simplex versus herpes zoster _ Herpes simplex is caused by the virus herpes simplex virus type 1. Herpes zoster is caused by the virus zoster varicella virus. The different manifestations can be divided into A frequent clinical examination case. Be careful, the skin signs may be subtle Know how to differentiate between the dendritic pattern of herpes simplex and zoster Cicatricial Epithelial disease Dendritic ulcer Stromal...

Glaucomas

Glaucoma is a specific type of optic neuropathy. With characteristic optic disc changes and VF abnormalities. The major risk factor is an increase in IOP. Glaucoma can be classified as open or closed angle and as primary or secondary Optic neuropathy with characteristic optic disc changes and VF abnormalities IOP one of the risk factors Trabecular (pigment dispersion, Pseudoexfoliation syndrome, neovascular glaucoma) Post trabecular (raised episcleral venous pressure) Angle closure glaucoma...