Surgical Pearl Video

By Paul Hahn, MD, PhD

Minimally invasive IOL deposit removal

This surgical approach to introacular lens opacities utilizes a flex loop.

A far reach: PPV in highly myopic eyes

Pearls for performing a pars plana vitrectomy in pathologic myopia.

Diagnostic Vitrectomy, Biopsy Tips

These steps before and during the procedure can improve your chances of obtaining sufficient samples.

Modified ILM Flap for Refractory Holes

A modified approach to internal limiting membrane flaps in eyes with a previous ILM peel.

Endoillumination Without an Assistant

A technique to perform peripheral vitreoretinal surgery with chandelier endoillumination independently.

Draining Choroidal Detachments

A look at cut-down and cannula-based approaches to achieve external drainage of hemorrhage.

Advance-and-Cut for Fishhook Removal

Having large-gauge wire cutters at the outside is critical.

Air and Oil: Friend and Foe

Pearls for using or removing an air bubble to ensure a perfect silicone oil fill.

Tic-Tac-Toe to Solve SO Migration

A modified, minimalistic technique for silicone oil retention sutures.

A Heads-up, 3D View on Surgery

Trying out a new digital surgical microscope.

Video Vault

Minimally invasive management of lenticular deposits

Akshay Thomas, MD, MS, of Tennessee Retina demonstrates his surgical technique for removing posterior intraocular lens deposits.