Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD ~ Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery in Stickler Syndrome Patient

RetinaLink highlights Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD and his young patient with Stickler Syndrome. Dr. Franklin’s three-part 3D video with voiceover depicts repair of his patient’s Retinal Detachment secondary to Stickler’s Syndrome. Stickler syndrome is characterized by distinctive facial abnormalities, ocular problems, hearing loss, and joint problems. Video 1 – The patient had an RD in…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Christopher D. Riemann & Dr. Alan J. Franklin ~ Why DAVS is the Future for Retina Surgery

Christopher D. Riemann, MD, Cincinnati Eye, Cincinnati, OH, presented the first scientific poster outlining his 3D surgical experiences with DAVS, Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery, at AAO 2010 in Chicago. He started his evaluation with the TruVision system in 2008 – 2009 as it became feasible to have quality of visualization in heads-up surgery. According to…

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Digital Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery: EURETINA Course Organizer, Dr. Athanasios Nikolakopoulous, shares 3D video

The 17th EURETINA Congress was held in Barcelona, Spain in September. Dr. Athanasios Nikolakopoulos, Greece, was the Course Organizer for the Latest Update: 3D Digital MIVS Vitrectomy & Mechanical Vision 2017. He was joined by Drs. Thomas Aaberg and Christopher Riemann from the United States to lead this course. Anthansios Nikolakopoulos, MD  DAVS, Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery, has…

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EURETINA Congress Course ~ 3D Digital MIVS Vitrectomy & Mechanical Vision 2017: Latest Update on Friday, 8 September

Plan to attend the upcoming course 3D Digital MIVS Vitrectomy & Mechanical Vision 2017: Latest Update at the 17th EURETINA Congress in Barcelona on Friday, 8 September, from 8.00 to 10.00 am located in Room 114 at CCIB. This course will be moderated by Drs. Thomas Aaberg, US, Christopher Riemann, US, and Course Organizer, Athanasios…

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Dr. Alan Franklin Demonstrates IOL Repositioning Technique with NGENUITY™

Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD, Mobile, AL. demonstrates IOL repositioning technique in his 78-year-old male patient. Dr. Franklin utilizes a 25-gauge small gauge platform and highlights the depth of focus with NGENUITY™ , Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery (DAVS). Dr. Franklin uses the backflush brush to elevate the IOL and the 27-gauge GRIESHABER® MAXGRIP® forceps to…

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Dr. Sean Adrean describes his Retinal Transplant technique 68-year-old patient; Video included

Sean Adrean MD FAAO, Retina Consultants of Orange County, describes his Retinal Transplant technique in his 68-year-old female patient with a Macular Hole. This video includes voiceover. SUMMARY: Pre-op VA: CF. Currently, patient is 20/400 with silicone oil in the eye. Hopefully, final post-op VA: 20/80 after silicone oil is removed in early September. This…

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3D Triple Feature: Audina M. Berrocal, MD ~ Post Traumatic RRD/X Linked Retinoschisis & John W. Kitchens, MD ~ Buckle with Vitrectomy

It’s a 3D Triple Feature with Drs. Audina M. Berrocal, Miami, FL, and John W. Kitchens, Lexington, KY, who are both members of VBS’, Vit-Buckle Society, Board of Directors. RetinaLink featured Drs. Berrocal and Kitchens after the VBS V meeting in Las Vegas in April. Their 3D Double Feature was posted on April 21st. Audina…

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Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD ~ 3D Video PDR/TRD with 10,000 cpm Beveled Vitrectomy Probe

Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD, Mobile, AL, shares his surgical case demonstrating a difficult surgical problem. His 45-year-old male patient, a complex diabetic with dense pre-retinal membranes, with no light perception in his fellow eye. Dr. Franklin effectively treated this patient with new surgical technology, NGENUITY, which provided better stereopsis and better depth of field…

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Sean Adrean, MD, FAAO ~ TRD; Bimanual surgery; 25-gauge platform with 10,000 cpm beveled vitrectomy probe

Sean Adrean, MD, FAAO, Retina Consultants of Orange County, describes his experience with the beveled, 10,000 cpm, cuts per minute, vitrectomy probe in his patient with a Tractional Retinal Detachment. Dr. Adrean’s surgical video includes a voiceover outlining his entire case.

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Audina Berrocal, MD: Impressions with Intraoperative OCT in 6-year-old male with FEVR & LRP5 positive gene

Professor, Audina (Nina) Berrocal, MD, is a busy retina specialist, who treats pediatric patients and trains Fellows, at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, BPEI, and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. All patients are important to us; however, pediatric patients have additional needs because they are so young. RetinaLink met with Dr. Berrocal to discuss her…

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