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A Quick Review of Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

Glaucoma is described as a chronic, progressive, optic neuropathy which may be caused by a group of ocular conditions leading to damage to the retinal ganglion cells and optic nerve with corresponding visual field defects.Intraocular pressure(IOP) has been suggested to ...

By, Dr Annamalai Odayappan

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Tele-Medicine In Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a disorder seen in low birth weight and preterm infants affecting posterior segment retinal vessels, that potentially leads to blindness if not screened and treated at appropriate time. It can be mild with no visual defects or it may become aggressive with new ves ...

By, Dr Prabhu Baskaran

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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, Dr. PRITHVI CHANDRAKANTH

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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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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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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 sekar

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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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Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology

IntroductionArtificialintelligence(AI),oftendescribedasthepivotaltechnologyofthefourthindustrialrevolution of mankind, refers to the theory and development of computer systems to be able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. Deep learning (DL) is the latest subtype and most powerfu ...

By, Dr. Divya P Rao

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Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy : A new ray of Hope!

Glaucoma surgery has seen significant innovations over the past two decades in the form ofmodifications to penetrating, non-penetrating, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery(MIGS). Trabeculectomy has stood the test of time, remaining the gold standard for over halfa century. As a result of steep ...

By, Dr Swati U

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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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