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Surgical management of spontaneous, late-onset Descemet membrane detachment after penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus: a case report

Background To report a surgical method for treating corneal oedema in a case of late-onset Descemet membrane detachment after penetrating keratoplasty. Case presentation A 55-year old patient presented with sudden visual loss in his left eye 28 years after penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus. Slit-lamp biomicroscopy revealed a distortion of the corneal graft anatomy with...

Keratoconus Treatment Algorithm

integrity of the work as a whole, and have given final approval to the version to be published. Disclosures. Konstantinos D. Andreanos, Kate Hashemi, Myrsini Petrelli, Konstantinos Droutsas, Ilias Georgalas

Treatment of anterior corneal scarring, following DSAEK graft failure, with combined graft exchange and phototherapeutic keratectomy

Background To present a method, alternative to penetrating keratoplasty, for the restoration of impaired corneal clarity with anterior stromal scarring following long-standing corneal graft failure. Case presentation A 48-year old female who had previously underwent Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) for the treatment of pseudophakic bullous keratopathy...

Treatment of myopic choroidal neovascularization with intravitreal ranibizumab injections: the role of age

Treatment of myopic choroidal neovascularization with intravitreal ranibizumab injections: the role of age Dimitrios Karagiannis,1 Georgios A Kontadakis,1,2 Konstantinos Kaprinis,1 Athanassios Giarmoukakis,2 lias Georgalas,3 Efstratios A Parikakis,1 Miltiadis K Tsilimbaris2 1Ophthalmiatreio Eye Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece; 2Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital...

Case report: Aqueous and Vitreous amino-acid concentrations in a patient with maple syrup urine disease operated on rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

Background Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a rare metabolic disorder, affecting the metabolism of branched chain amino-acids (Valine, Leukine, Isoleukine). We present a rare case of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) in a MSUD patient. Case presentation We performed amino acid analysis of aqueous humour, vitreous and serum samples obtained during surgery from a 24 year...

Determination of a New Parameter, Elevated Epiretinal Membrane, by En Face OCT as a Prognostic Factor for Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Safer Epiretinal Membrane Peeling

Georgalas,2 and Norbert Körber1 1Augencentrum Köln, Josefstraße 14, 51143 Cologne, Germany 2Ophthalmology Department, University of Athens, Mesogeion 154, Athens, Greece Received 24 May 2015; Revised 23

Posttraumatic Sphingomonas paucimobilis Endophthalmitis

A rare case of Sphingomonas paucimobilis endophthalmitis secondary to a penetrating globe injury with a retained intraocular foreign body is presented. A 30-year-old man presented with severe pain following a penetrating left eye injury. Visual acuity (VA) was 6/120. Slit-lamp examination revealed perforation of the temporal cornea and iris, hypopyon, and a fibrinous membrane...

β-Thalassemia and ocular implications: a systematic review

0 Menelaos G. Kanakis 0 Ilias Georgalas 0 0 1st Department of Ophthalmology, Athens University , Mesogeion 154, Athens 11527 , Greece Background: Beta-thalassemia is a severe genetic blood disorder

Anatomic and functional outcomes of retinectomy for the management of complicated retinal detachment with proliferative vitreoretinopathy

Evaggelos Lokovitis,1 Ilias Georgalas,2 Panagiotis Stavrakas3 1Ophthalmica Eye Institute, Thessaloniki, Greece; 2First Department of Ophthalmology, 3Second Department of Ophthalmology, University of Athens

Comparison study of OCT, HRT and VF findings among normal controls and patients with pseudoexfoliation, with or without increased IOP

Comparison study of OCT, HRT and VF findings among normal controls and patients with pseudoexfoliation, with or without increased IOP Fryni Riga, Ilias Georgalas, Panagiotis Tsikripis, Dimitrios

Comparative analysis of the development of collateral vessels in macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion following grid laser or ranibizumab treatment

Comparative analysis of the development of collateral vessels in macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion following grid laser or ranibizumab treatment Afroditi Eleni Kokolaki, Ilias

Trabeculectomy with Healaflow versus Trabeculectomy for the Treatment of Glaucoma: A Case-Control Study

Vergados, Chryssanthi Koutsandrea, and Ilias Georgalas Department of Ophthalmology, “G. Gennimatas” Hospital, University of Athens, Mesogeion Avenue, 11527 Athens, Greece Received 19 February 2015; Revised

Peripheral sea-fan retinal neovascularization as a manifestation of chronic rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and surgical management

Background To report the rare occurrence of peripheral retinal sea-fan neovascularization in a patient with chronic rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and describe the surgical management. Case presentation A 29-year-old female patient was referred to our department by her ophthalmologist for investigation and treatment of peripheral retinal neovascularization in her right eye(RE...

Learning curve of sutureless transconjunctival 20-gauge vitrectomy

Learning curve of sutureless transconjunctival 20-gauge vitrectomy Gilbert WS Simanjuntak,1,2 Arief S Kartasasmita,3,4 Ilias Georgalas,5 Eustratios V Gotzaridis6 1Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty ... retina institute , athens , Greece 6 Department of Ophthalmology, G Gennimatas General Hospital, University of athens 7 Cicendo eye Hospital , Bandung, indonesia PowerdbyTCPDF(ww.tcpdf.org) ilias

Difficult indirect carotid-cavernous fistulas – alternative techniques to gaining access for treatment

Difficult indirect carotid-cavernous fistulas – alternative techniques to gaining access for treatment Nabil El-Hindy,1 George Kalantzis,1,3 Tufail Patankar,2 Ilias Georgalas,3 Sreedar Jyothi,1 Tony

The effect of prostaglandin analogs on the biomechanical properties and central thickness of the cornea of patients with open-angle glaucoma: a 3-year study on 108 eyes

The effect of prostaglandin analogs on the biomechanical properties and central thickness of the cornea of patients with open-angle glaucoma: a 3-year study on 108 eyes Panagiotis Tsikripis, Dimitrios Papaconstantinou, Chryssanthi Koutsandrea, Michalis Apostolopoulos, Ilias GeorgalasDepartment of Ophthalmology, University of Athens, Athens, GreecePurpose: To evaluate the effect...

Resolution of vitreomacular traction following intravitreal ranibizumab in cases of ocular toxoplasmosis with choroidal neovascularization

Resolution of vitreomacular traction following intravitreal ranibizumab in cases of ocular toxoplasmosis with choroidal neovascularization Petros Petrou,1,2 Ilias Georgalas,2 Nikolaos Markomichelakis

Large bilateral foveal cysts in the inner retina of a patient treated with tamoxifen, diagnosed with Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography

Large bilateral foveal cysts in the inner retina of a patient treated with tamoxifen, diagnosed with Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography Ilias Georgalas, Theodore Paraskevopoulos, Dimitris

Acute Zonal Occult Outer Retinopathy with Atypical Findings

Background. To report a case of acute zonal occult outer retinopathy (AZOOR) with atypical electrophysiology findings. Case Presentation. A 23-year-old-female presented with visual acuity deterioration in her right eye accompanied by photopsia bilaterally. Corrected distance visual acuity at presentation was 20/50 in the right eye and 20/20 in the left eye. Fundus examination was...

Resistance to antivascular endothelial growth factor treatment in age-related macular degeneration

Resistance to antivascular endothelial growth factor treatment in age-related macular degeneration Paris Tranos,1 Athanasios Vacalis,1 Solon Asteriadis,1 Stavrenia Koukoula,1 Athanasios Vachtsevanos,1 Georgia Perganta,1 Ilias Georgalas21Retina Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece; 2Department of Ophthalmology, "G Gennimatas" Hospital of Athens, University of Athens, Athens...