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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Management of complications associated with small aperture corneal inlays

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First Author: J. Machat CANADA

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Abstract Details

Purpose:

Review the potential for and management of short- and long-term complications following implantation of a small aperture corneal inlay.

Setting:

Private clinical practice, Toronto, Canada

Methods:

Short- and long-term complications, including centration problems, poor vision, and haze or wound healing response, will be reviewed and appropriate surgical management strategies proposed.

Results:

Evolution in inlay implantation technique has reduced or eliminated many previously reported complications. Implantation in a deep stromal pocket (200-250┬Ám) has reduced the rate of haze and wound healing response to approximately 4% of cases, the majority of which can be resolved with corticosteroid treatment. Better centration techniques have reduced the need for repositioning. Aggressive management of ocular surface problems remains essential.

Conclusions:

The rate of complications with corneal inlays has declined. With appropriate management, complications can be minimized.

Financial Disclosure:

One or more of the authors receives consulting fees, retainer, or contract payments from a company producing, developing or supplying the product or procedure presented

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