Surgical Techniques & Tools

A low-cost, one-person depressor

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

Pearls for scleral buckling with tunnels

These six tips can help you place the buckle more efficiently and safely.

Tips on chandelier buckling

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

Novel approaches to PVR, RP and macular hole surgery

Here are five noteworthy presentations from the virtual gathering of global retina specialists.

Pearls for foreign body removal

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

A far reach: PPV in highly myopic eyes

Pearls for performing a pars plana vitrectomy in pathologic myopia.

Current and new steroid therapy in noninfectious uveitis

Corticosteroid therapy is the cornerstone of treatment. Sustained delivery systems and concomitant use with other medications are expanding options.

PRP vs. anti-VEGF for DR patients lost to follow-up

After LTFU, visual acuity worsens in both anti-VEGF and PRP groups, but recovers somewhat in the former.

Managing Aphakia Without Capsular Support

Retropupillary implantation of the iris-claw IOL is one tool in the cataract surgeon’s kit.

Managing Aphakia Without Capsular Support

Retropupillary implantation of the iris-claw IOL is one tool in the cataract surgeon’s kit.

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.