Pars plana vitrectomy has revolutionized Retinal Surgery. With the increasing use of smaller gauge instruments, wound closure can be achieved without the need of sutures through a self-sealing wound. Decreased operative times, increased patient comfort, and use of topical anesthesia only are few advantages of this surgical technique called “Sutureless Vitrectomy”.
This is newest addition to the list of intravitreal injections. It is a anti -vascular endothelial growth factor. It is specifically indicated for patients with Neovascular form of Age related macular degeneration , Macular Edema in Retinal vein occulusion, Diabetic macular edema and diabetic retinopathy.The Effect of the drug lasts for upto 3 months longer than other anti vegf drugs.
This is a tiny implant that slowly releases corticosteroid drug over time within the eye. The need for monthly injections can be avoided. This drug is used to treat patients with diabetic macular edema, macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion and non-infectious uveitis.
This is the latest addition to achieving a fast safe and non invasive way of imaging the retina and choroid . It is Similar to Fundus fluorescein angiography but without the need for any dye injection. It is provides detailed information about Retinal & Choroidal microvasculature and in depth localisation of lesions.