NCRC virtual Zoom meeting of Retina related presentations will occur on Saturday January 9th. (12:30pm) with Raj hosting the meeting. We will send an email inviting you to join the meeting with all the details. Please use the contact page to send an email requesting to be added to the email list to stay informed. … Continue reading Next NC Retina Club meeting
Dear NC Retina Club Member: The first Zoom meeting was accomplished on ZOOM with ease. There were 9 participants from all over the state of North Carolina but also from Arizona! We talked a lot about Covid issues and how to handle patients and this pandemic. Good information was exchanged. A presentation with video of … Continue reading April 25th, 2020 meeting DONE on Zoom!
Ok, anyone tired of hearing about this topic yet? I know I am. But here goes with hopefully some good information that I have gleaned from CDC and other sources. Risk: Currently thought to be low but the infection rate is climbing and has not hit the peak just yet. This virus is highly contagious … Continue reading Your Response to Covid-19 Virus…
Please note the date change of the next meeting to April 25, 2020 As is usual, Dr Rajiv Shah put on a wonderful meeting at Wake Forest University in the very nice meeting room. We had a wonderful lunch hosted by Zack Ballinger - Opening comments (Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals) first then adjourned to the meeting room … Continue reading NCRC at Wake-Forest 1/11/2020
It all started two years ago when a certain patient had a vitreous hemorrhage and lukemia. After the exam, it was determined to be a hemorhage from a traumatic posterior vitreous detachment and it cleared on its own. The pt was returned to his referring physician for routine follow up. Fast forward two years later … Continue reading Unusual Consult!
Some of my patients amaze me with their positive attitudes. One such individual was in my chair ready to get an injection in his eye for the first time and obviously a little nervous but it didn’t show. In the course of the conversation, he was making light of the serious ocular situation and told … Continue reading What a positive attitude!
Some funny things happen in clinic showing the humor that patients have to their circumstances that they must endure. Mid week "Mrs Fuffufnick" came in for a routine follow up appointment as she has had vitrectomy surgery in both eyes for epiretinal membrane, macular hole and Tractional macular detachment. She also was diagnosed with cardiac … Continue reading “No, Mrs Fuffufnick, Boris is not real!”
Patient had recurrent vitreous hemorrhages and the IOL was dislocating posteriorly. It was decided that there was a high risk of retinal detachment therefore surgery was indicated. The vision was fluctuating and the IOL was moving out of the optical axis. She also has Fuch's Corneal Distrophy making extensive IOL removal surgery higher risk of … Continue reading Iris Sutured IOL for Dislocation.
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I was importing some videos of IOL retrieval surgery and IOL implantation with Gortex suture fixation. I decided to put it into iMovie trailers and here's a quickie trailer for y'all to enjoy. https://vimeo.com/349211349