Surgical videos are a globally understood educational tool for the retina community to share their surgical techniques and impressions on surgical equipment, small gauge platforms, instrumentation and administering retina pharmaceuticals. RetinaLink includes both 2D and new 3D stereoscopic vision technology for you to see what your colleagues are doing in their operating room or theater. Videos indicate 2D or 3D in the title as you scroll down.
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Alan FRANKLIN, MD, PhD - PPV ILM 3D (VO)
Dr. Alan J. Franklin demonstrates the benefits of 3D visualization in his patient with Uveitis. Video includes voiceover.
C. EIFRIG, MD, FACS ~ VBS 2019 Live Surgery (Patient 1) with 3D Visualization
Dr. Charles Eifrig highlights his 64 year old female patient with chronic and large macular hole her left eye. 3D Visualization; 25g small gauge platform.
C. EIFRIG, MD, FACS ~ VBS 2019 Live Surgery (Patient 2) with 3D Visualization
Dr. Eifrig's 63 yo old diabetic male patient with chronic DME in left eye requiring chronic anti-VEGF therapy. Surgical plan included induced PVD and peeled ERM. Utilized 3D Visualization; 25g small gauge platform.
Dr .Jorge Fortun - Dutch Ophthalmic EVA TDC (27g) ~ TRD
Dr. Jorge A. Fortun demonstrates the Dutch Ophthalmic EVA, TDC, Two-Dimensional Cutter on his TRD patient utilizing a 27-gauge platform.
Sean D. ADREAN, MD ~ Subretinal Biopsy to Diagnose Subretinal Infiltrate (includes Voiceover)
Dr. Sean Adrean shares his surgical video (includes voiceover) of a subretinal biopsy to diagnose sub-retinal infiltrate in his 68-year-old male patient.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD ~ Blood Suppression Filter & Digitally Assisted Visualization System
Dr. Alan Franklin demonstrates and provides his perspective on the blood suppression filter and its benefits in his 64-year old patient with massive edema, vitreous traction and a fair amount of ischemia.
Thanos PAPAKOSTAS, MD ~ 25-gauge high speed beveled cutter - PDR/TRD (3D with Voiceover)
Dr. Thanos Papakostas video highlights his experience with the 25-gauge high speed beveled cutter. His patient is a 33-year-old Type I diabetic male with severe PDR and Tractional Retinal Detachment in his left eye. There was severe ischemia and a large neovascular frond posteriorly.
Sean Adrean, MD, FAAO ~ Case of Mayhem (narrated)
Dr. Sean Adrean narrates his surgical plan for his female patient with penetrating and perforating wound sites. He utilizes a 23-gauge platform for this patient. Pre-op VA: LP
Dr. William Freeman ~ Digital Assisted Vitreoretinal Surgery using the NGENUITY® 3D System
Dr. William R. Freeman, UCSD, Shiley Eye Center, La Jolla, CA, shares his 2018 Retina Society presentation ~ Digital Assisted Vitreoretinal Surgery using the NGENUITY® 3D System.
Dr. Yoshihiro Yonekawa shares his surgical technique for 27-gauge
3-port Transconjunctival Scleral IOL Fixation in his patient with pseudoexfoliation syndrome.
Lelja VAJZOVIC, MD ~ RRD vs Exudative RD
Dr. Lejla Vajzovic highlights her young female patient with a retinal detachment.... Is it exudative or rhegmatogenous?
Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD ~ Retinal Detachment with Macular Hole & Intraoperative OCT
Dr. Aleksandra Rachitskaya features her pseudophakic patient with a bullous detachment and macular hole. Her surgical video highlights her surgery and includes intraoperative OCT.
Mrinali Gupta, MD ~ 10,000 cpm Vitrectomy Probe in Diabetic Patient with Chronic Tractional Retinal Detachment
Mrinali Gupta, MD discusses her surgical impressions with the 10,000 cpm vitrectomy probe in her diabetic patient with a Chronic Tractional Retinal Detachment.
Miguel A. Busquets, MD, FACS ~ Membrane Peel
Dr. Busquets demonstrates membrane peel.
Llewelyn J. Rao, MD ~ Dutch Ophthalmic EVA™ Vitrectomy Cutter in VBS VI Live Surgery
Dr. Llewelyn J. Rao demonstrates the Dutch Ophthalmic EVA vitrectomy cutter during live surgery at VBS VI.
Global Perspective: WE ARE VISUAL ~ Surgeon Impressions of NGENUITY® 3D Visualization System - VO
Drs. Allen C. Ho, John W. Kitchens and Marco Mura highlight their impressions of ALCON's NGENUITY® 3D Visualization System.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD ~ 3D Video with Voiceover; Chronic RD & Chronic RD with PDR
Dr. Alan Franklin highlights his impressions with NGENUITY® 3D Visualization System version 1.2 software which includes video overlay. The first video highlights a 48-year-old female patient with a chronic subtotal retinal detachment and proliferative diabetic retinopathy, Pre-op VA: LP. The second procedure is a 41-year-old male patient with a chronically detached retina secondary to proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Pre-op VA: Bare LP
Dr. Sean Adrean ~ Autologous Retinal Transplant (ART) MH with AMD
Sean Adrean, MD, FAAO, Autologous Retinal Transplant in 79-year-old female patient with history of macular hole surgery and AMD.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD - 3D Video: FTMH (Voiceover)
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD shares his surgical video highlighting his healthy, young patient who presents with a Chronic Traumatic Full Thickness Macular Hole. Peels sticky ILM, demonstrates flower petal technique & preserves edges for graft.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD - 3D Video: DAVS Filter Comparison (Voiceover)
Dr. Alan Franklin shows red free visualization in his patient. NGENUITY provides excellent depth of field. AFX, laser and bimanual technique are shown.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD - 3D Video: DAVS Color Settings (Voiceover)
Dr. Alan J. Franklin demonstrates red shift filter with NGENUITY and how beneficial both DAVS and color settings are to enhance diabetic pathology. Endolaser, bimanual technique are used during this case.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD - 3D Video: Surgical Visualization (Voiceover)
Dr. Franklin describes surgical visualization with DAVS. He describes his view in his patient with dense peripheral adhesions. High speed cutting is outlined during his surgical management in this diabetic patient.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD ~ 3D: Video 1 of 3 Stickler Syndrome
Dr. Alan Franklin's three-part 3D video with voiceover depicts repair of Retina Detachment secondary to Stickler's Syndrome.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD ~ 3D: Video 2 of 3 - Stickler Syndrome
Video 2 of 3. Dr. Alan Franklin describes the benefit of DAVS, Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery, with NGENUITY in his young patient with Stickler Syndrome. Very adherent vitreous and bimanual technique is used - chandelier & 25-gauge curved scissors.
Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD ~ 3D: Video 3 of 3 - Stickler Syndrome
There's a wrinkle in the retina. Due to NGENUITY's depth of focus, both the anterior and posterior retina are in focus. 27-gauge MAX-Grip forceps and PERFLUORON provide the opportunity to successfully remove the subretinal band.
Why 3D Microscopy will Rule the Operating Rooms of Tomorrow
Dr. Christopher D. Riemann provides his impressions about 3D Digital Microscopy and their future in operating rooms.
A. NIKOLAKOPOULOUS, MD ~ 3D Video; Cataract & PVR; 23-gauge
Dr. Anthansios Nikolakpolous shows his patient with a cataract and PVR.
A. NIKOLAKOPOULOUS, MD ~ 3D Video; High Myope; No PFCL; 25-gauge
Dr. Athanasios Nikolakopoulos demonstrates DAVS, Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery, in a highly myopic patient.
A. FRANKLIN, MD ~ 3D Video; IOL Repositioning
Alan Franklin, MD shows his IOL Repositioning technique using a 25-gauge platform.
M. OBER, MD ~ 3D Video; First Day with NGENUITY
Dr. Michael Ober shares his experience with 3D technology on his first day evaluation.
William R. FREEMAN, MD ~ 3D Video; Surgical Experience & Impressions
William R. Freeman, MD with Joseph Ho, MD and Dirk-Uwe Bartsch, PhD, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, share Dr. Freeman's surgical experience and impressions with 3D Stereoscopic Vision Technology.
A. NIKOLAKOPOULOUS, MD ~ 3D Video; Diabetic Patient; 27-gauge
Dr. Anthanasios Nikolakopoulous shares his early 3D experience in a diabetic patient using 27-gauge.
S. ADREAN, MD, FAAO ~ 2D Video: Retinal Transplant; Voiceover
Dr. Sean Adrean shares his retinal transplant surgical video in his 68-year-old patient; pre-op VA: CF.
A. BERROCAL, MD ~ 3D Video: X Linked Retinoschisis in Adolescent Male
Dr. Audina Berrocal shares her video of an adolescent male patient with X Linked Retinoschisis using a 25-gauge platform.
A. BERROCAL, MD ~ 3D Video: Post Traumatic RRD
Dr. Nina Berrocal operates on her patient with a Post Traumatic Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment utilizing 25-gauge.
J. KITCHENS, MD ~ 3D Video: Buckle with Vitrectomy
Dr. John Kitchens demonstrates a buckle with vitrectomy.
A. FRANKLIN, MD, PhD ~ 3D Video: PDR/TRD; 10k vit probe; Bimanual surgery; Voiceover
Dr. Alan Franklin shares his surgical experience with the 10,000 cpm vit probe in his 45-year-old diabetic patient.
S. ADREAN, MD, FAAO ~ 2D Video: TRD; 10k vit probe; Bimanual surgery; Voiceover
Dr. Sean Adrean describes his experience with the 10,000 cpm beveled vitrectomy probe in a TRD patient.
A. BERROCAL, MD ~ OCT Fold: 6 year-old male FEVR & LRP5 positive gene
Dr. Audina Berrocal shares her Intraoperative OCT impressions in her 6-year-old patient with FEVR & LRP5 positive gene.
A. BERROCAL, MD ~ 3D Video: RRD ROP - 10-year-old
Audina Berrocal, MD shares her 25-gauge 3D surgical video of her patient, who is a 10-year-old boy, with ROP in both eyes post laser. During routine follow-up the RRD was discovered.
Pre-Surgical VA 20/400 OD; IOP 12 OD --> OS BCVA 20/400
OD Vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
Post-Op: 1 month
OD 20/200 BCVA with silicone oil
J. KITCHENS, MD ~ 3D Series (4 of 6): IOL Removal - Soft Tip Lift
Dr. John Kitchens 3D surgical video shows IOL removal with a soft tip needle.
J. KITCHENS, MD ~ 3D Video Series (3 of 6): Retinectomy with Scissors
John Kitchens, MD demonstrates a retinectomy with scissors using a 25-gauge surgical platform.
R. LAKHANPAL, MD ~ 3D Video Macular Hole
Dr. Rohit Ross Lakhanpal provides his initial 3D technology impressions with his macular hole patient.
J. KITCHENS, MD ~ 3D Video Series (2 of 6): Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
Dr. John Kitchens shares his surgical experience with a PVR patient using a 25-gauge platform.
J. KITCHENS, MD ~ 3D Video Series (1 of 6): Vitreous Hemorrhage & Asteroid with PDR
Dr. John Kitchens highlights his patient who presents with a Vitreous Hemorrhage and Asteroid with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy.
T. HASSAN, MD ~ 3D Video Subretinal Hemorrhage with TPA Injection
Dr. Tarek Hassan injects TPA in patient's subretinal hemorrhage.
J. KITCHENS, MD ~ 3D Video; 4 point IOL; 25-gauge
Dr. John Kitchens implants an IOL showing his technique.
A. NIKOLAKOPOULOUS, MD ~ 3D Video; Macular Hole
3D Technology in a patient that presented with a macular hole shown by Dr. Athanasios Nikolakopoulous.
C. ECKARDT, MD ~ Heads-Up Surgery (2D)
Professor Claus Eckardt shares his impressions of Heads-Up Surgery.
G. WILLIAMS, MD ~ Sutureless TSV Scleral Fixation PCIOL in Adult ROP (2D)
Drs. George WIlliams, Lisa Faia and Yoshihiro Yonekawa demonstrate sutureless TSV Cannula-Based Scleral Fixation PCIOL (modified Prenner Technique) in an Adult ROP patient.
T. CIULLA, MD ~ ILM Peel with FINESSE Flex Loop (2D)
Dr. Thomas Ciulla demonstrates peeling the ILM with ALCON's Grieshaber FINESSE Flex Loop
C. REGILLO, MD ~ 27-gauge; FEVR, TRD, RRD (2D)
Dr. Carl Regillo uses 27-g small gauge platform for FEVR, TRD and RRD.
E. RAHIMY, MD & O. GUPTA, MD ~ Submacular Hemorrhage (2D)
Drs. Ehsan Rahimy and Omesh Gupta present their patient with Submacular Hemorrhage Displacement with Sub-ILM Hemorrhage Evacuation.
W. SCHIFF, MD ~ Myopic Macular Hole Retina Detachment (2D)
Dr. William Schiff shares his video on his patient with a myopic macular hole RD.
W. SCHIFF, MD ~ Internal Limiting Membrane in Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy (2D)
Patient presents with ILM in PVR. See Dr. Schiff's surgical video for the case highlights.
M. BERROCAL, MD ~ Diabetic with T & RRD (2D)
Dr. Berrocal uses a 27-gauge platform during her surgery in a 64-yo with diabetic tractional & rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.
M. BERROCAL, MD ~ Tractional Retinal Detachment (2D)
TRD in a diabetic patient using 27-gauge vitrectomy with 7,500 cpm for the entire case.
M. BERROCAL, MD ~ 27-gauge Diabetic Vitrectomy (2D)
27-gauge vitrectomy used in diabetic patient.
S. RIZZO, MD ~ Implanting ARGUS II (2D)
Dr. Stanislao Rizzo surgically implants an ARGUS II device.
S. CHARLES, MD ~ 27-gauge Retinectomy/Oil/Laser/Trocar Removal (2D)
Dr. Steve Charles utilizes 27-gauge platform in a patient requiring a retinectomy, laser, silicone oil removal and demonstrates trocar removal.
T. MURRAY, MD ~ Iris Resection, Nuclear Sclerosis in 8 year-old (2D)
Dr. Timothy Murray shares his 25-gauge PPV, Phaco with IOL, anterior segment resection and surgical excision of fibrovascular anterior segment scar in his 8-year-old patient.
M. FERREIRA, MD ~ Optic Pit (2D)
Dr. Magno Ferreira operates on his patient with an optic pit.
T. MURRAY, MD ~ Silicone Oil Removal (2D)
Dr. Timothy Murray removes silicone oil with 23-gauge platform.