POCKET IOL RESCUE
By Jonathan L. Prenner, MD
Dr. Prenner demonstrates how to retrieve a dislocated IOL with a maneuver called the “pocket IOL rescue” technique. He creates two Hoffman scleral pockets and then sutures the IOL-capsular bag complex into place.
CORNEAPLASTIQUE FOR KERATOCONUS WITH A CORNEAL SCAR
By Arun Gulani, MD
Dr. Gulani presents a case of advanced keratoconus with a corneal scar and deep ectasia. Following the principles of corneaplastique, he performs a lamellar transplant by hand to remove the scar and replace tissue so as to strengthen to the cornea for future laser surface ablation.
By Steven Cohen, MD
Dr. Cohen performs a “cross-swords” technique for the transscleral fixation of an in-the-bag dislocated PCIOL by keeping a 9–0 Prolene suture (Ethicon, Inc.) entirely buried in the sclera.
SARCOID UVEITIS WITH CATARACT AND POSTERIOR SYNECHIAE
By Douglas Baker, MD
Dr. Baker presents a patient with sarcoid uveitis, posterior synechiae, dense cataract, and elevated IOP. He removes the cataract and sutures a Molteno3 implant (Katena Products, Inc.) into place.