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3D Printing in Ophthalmology

3D Printing is a technology where physical objects are created from digital files. It is a disruptive technology which has hasten the development in all fields around us.In health care 3D printing is used to make resorbable airways, titanium implants, functional prosthesis and anatomical models. 3D ...

By, Dr. Rajesh .V

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IRIDODIALYSIS REPAIR

Iridodialysis occurs following blunt trauma, penetrating trauma and during cataract surgery. Here are two videos showing, traumatic cataract extraction with iridodialysis repair (following blunt trauma) along with the animation of the repair. Phaco-emulsification with iridodialysis repair was done i ...

By, Dr Madhu Shekhar

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Implanting Foldable IOL in MANUAL SMALL INCISION CATARACT SURGERY

The foremost cause of blindness in the world is cataract and cataract surgery is one of the most common procedures done worldwide.1 While phacoemulsification is considered superior than manual small incision cataract surgery (MSICS) in terms of early post-operative recovery and better uncorrected vi ...

By, Dr Manas Nath

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Iris Fixation IOL Technique

Implantation of intraocular lens has become the standard of care for correction of aphakia after cataract surgery. The development of safe and effective IOL s is one of the great successes in ophthalmology.Modern PCIOL’s have a track of remarkable safety and provide excellent visual outcome after un ...

By, Dr Vivek .V

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TRASH TO TREASURE RETCAM

The ProblemAs Ophthalmologists, we come
across countless interesting fundus cases in our daily practice which we want to capture but do not have the equipment to do so. The reason being not able to take the fundus camera to a patient who is bedridden, at camps or for ROP screening. Although there ar ...

By, PRITHVI CHANDRAKANTH

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Management of Astigmatism in MSICS

Manual small incision cataract surgery(MSICS) offers advantages with wider applicability, lesser time consuming, a shorter learning curve, and a lower cost. Technological advances in ophthalmology has grown by leaps and bounds. An ophthalmologist’s duty is not only to improve the vision but also to ...

By, Dr. Pranav Saluja

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Non-cosmetic, Ophthalmic Uses of Dermal Fillers: Looking beyond the Beauty.

During the aging process, the face loses fat and volume; the skin loses collagen and elasticity. Young faces have full cheeks and curves but the aging face becomes framed by bony contours wrapped with thin skin, lending a deflated and fallen appearance. The use of botulinum toxin can reduce the appe ...

By, Akshay Gopinathan Nair, DNB

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Evolution of Endothelial Keratoplasty

Endothelial keratoplasty has come a long way since the inception of the idea of a posterior lamellar transplant instead of full thickness penetrating keratoplasty. With better understanding of the mechanism and increased surgical experience it has become the procedure of choice for management of cor ...

By, Dr. Chirag Mittal

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27G instrumentation – an emerging ray of refinement in MIVS

Vitreo-retinal societies have embarking new technologies in the name of progress which begins as mystic concept to something revolutionising in the surgical filed. After Oshima introduced 27G vitrectomy, it underwent staged adaptation in the background of standard 23G vitrectomy technique since 2010 ...

By, Dr. Nagesha C K. MS, FMRF

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Scleral buckling in today’s world of micro incision vitreoretinal surgeries

Scleral buckling (SB) is a procedure that was introduced more than six decades ago for management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (RD). Of late, with emphasis on decreased morbidity and quicker recovery times, this procedure is loosing its place to micro incision vitreoretinal surgeries (MIVS) ...

By, Dr. Madhana Gopal

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