Surgical Pearl Video

Edited by Paul Hahn, MD, PhD

Tips on chandelier buckling

Some considerations for exploring or refining the use of chandelier illumination during scleral buckle surgery.

Pearls for foreign body removal

The fine art of using internal and external magnets to extract magnetic foreign bodies.

Scleral windows for choroidal effusions

This procedure can improve uveoscleral outflow, but careful patient selection and management of expectations are important.

Fixing a malpositioned infusion cannula

Setting it right during pars plana vitrectomy can avoid serious complications later on.

Pearls for complex diabetic TRD repair

Patience and persistence are key to relieving the tractional forces on the retina.

Refractory optic pit maculopathy surgery

This approach for this challenging operation uses an internal limiting membrane flap as a ‘plug.’

Never use two steps when one will do

Step-saving tips when isolating rectus muscles and performing membrane peeling.

Pearls for RD repair after ruptured globe

Ten tips to help in the preparation and execution of these often complicated cases.

The Yamane technique optimized

A modification of the highly regarded approach to intraocular lens scleral fixation.

Novel approach to traumatic macular hole

Human amniotic membrane is used to create a scaffold-like structure to close a large hole.

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Minimally invasive management of lenticular deposits

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