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DEXAMETHASONE IMPLANT REMOVAL FROM ANTERIOR CHAMBER: SURGICAL TECHNIQUE

DEXAMETHASONE IMPLANT REMOVAL FROM ANTERIOR CHAMBER: SURGICAL TECHNIQUE.

DEXAMETHASONE IMPLANT REMOVAL FROM ANTERIOR CHAMBER: SURGICAL TECHNIQUE.

Artículo publicado en: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
April 2016
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Author: Ruiz-Casas, Diego MD, PhD; Gros-Otero, Juan MD, PhD; Casado, Alfonso MD

 

Purpose:

To describe a surgical technique for complete and safe dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex; Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA) removal from anterior chamber.

Setting:

Rementeria Ophthalmological Clinic, Madrid, Spain.

 

Methods:

Description of a new surgical technique for Ozurdex removal using a lens injector cartridge.

 

Results

Dexamethasone implant was removed completely from anterior chamber with no damage to corneal endothelium or posterior chamber luxation in a patient with Ozurdex anterior chamber migration.

 

Conclusions

Dexamethasone implants can be removed from anterior chamber in an easy, cheap, fast, and save way.

 

 

 

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