Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Membrane Peeling

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Author: Sean Tsao
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Specialties: Ophthalmology
Schools: University of California Irvine
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Basic Info

This video shows the fundamental steps of removing an epiretinal membrane.

Surgeon: Mitul Mehta M.D. M.S.

Video: Sean Tsao M.D.

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California Irvine

Advanced

Procedure

Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Membrane Peeling

Indications

Epiretinal Membrane

Contraindications

None

Instrumentation

Setup

23 gauge vitrectomy pack. Intravitreal triamcinolone and indocyanine green for staining of membranes.

Preoperative Workup

Full ophthalmologic examination. Preoperative optical coherence tomography to assess macular contour.

Anatomy and Landmarks

Eye, vitreous, retina, macula.

Advantages/Disadvantages

Removal of epiretinal membrane. Improvement of visual acuity and reduction of distortion.

Complications/Risks

Inadvertent retinal touch.

Disclosure of Conflicts

None

Acknowledgements

None

References

None

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