Highlights from this issue
- Michelle English, Editors-in-Chief
Removal of posteriorly dislocated lens fragments
Nakasato et al describe a new technique of removing dislocated nuclear fragments smaller than one-fourth the size of the lens nucleus through the sclerocorneal incision made for cataract surgery. An anterior vitreous cutter with a 27-gauge chandelier endoilluminator tied to its sleeve was inserted into the eye through the incision made for cataract surgery and used for core vitrectomy. A fragmatome with another 27-gauge chandelier endoilluminator fibre was used to grasp and move the larger dislocated nuclear fragments into the anterior chamber where they were divided and removed. In all eyes (6) a posterior chamber lens was implanted without major complications. (see page 1058).
Intravitreal injections for retinoblastoma
Munier et al describe a modified technique of intravitreal injection in 30 eyes (30 children) with retinoblastoma with a median follow-up of 13.5 months. Extraocular spread …