Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance

10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

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The intravitreal injections: a trojan horse?

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First Author: A. Nenciu FRANCE

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Abstract Details


To describe the complications for the cataract surgery after the intravitreal injections (IVT).


In the last decade, the number of the intravitreal injections is increasing geometrical. The intraocular complications after this kind of procedure are most frequent.


The follow-up for one patient treated by intravitreal injections for exudative macular degeneration is presented. 4 days after his 15 IVT in the right eye, the patient complains a sudden visual loss. A white-dense cataract was observed and the injury on the lens during the IVT was suspected.


This video shows the particularities of surgical approach for this traumatic cataract: type of anesthesia, choice of viscoelastic, capsulorhexis size, nucleus removing technique in the presence of large capsular rent, type of intraocular lens.


The traumatic cataract after the IVT is a serious danger for the visual rehabilitation, especially by the necessity of repeating IVT.

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