Surgical Pearl Video

Edited by Paul Hahn, MD, PhD

Scleral-fixated IOLs: A modified approach

An optimization of methods to improve efficiency when managing a scleral-fixated intraocular lenses in the operating room.

Pearls for righting aqueous misdirection

How to do a pars plana vitrectomy with irido-zonulo-hyaloidectomy when laser and medical therapy fail.

Subretinal blebs, sans retinotomy

This atraumatic technique uses a soft-tip on proportional reflux for creating subretinal fluid blebs.

Removing retained PFO/SO mixture

This technique uses an 18-gauge angiocatheter to remove fluid left behind after surgery for complex retinal detachments.

Strategies for PVD induction

A review of surgical methods to aid in posterior vitreous detachment induction.

Managing a challenging RD

Repair of a retinoschisis-associated retinal detachment in a pregnant patient.

Passive PFO-SO exchange

A technique for actively injecting silicone oil while passively extruding peruorocarbon with a backush cannula.

Removing thick subretinal PVR bands

Subretinal proliferation is a well-known component of proliferative vitreoretinopathy. Here’s how to deal with it.

Pearls for epiretinal membrane peeling

Proper visualization and positioning are key to achieving a successful peel.

A low-cost, one-person depressor

A technique for performing illuminated scleral depression for peripheral vitrectomy without an assistant.