Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance
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10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits

 

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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

Purpose:

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

Setting:

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

Methods:

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.

Results:

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.

Conclusions:

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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