Category Archives: Shankar Netrika

Phaco Training: Avastin for NVG

Somebody posed this interesting question: Just wanted to know if anyone is using avastin in Neovascular glaucoma- intravitreal/intracameral. any advantage of intracameral  over  intravitreal ( ofcourse coupled with PRP)? any specific precaution to be taken while giving intracameral in this situation? The responses were varied and interesting from leading practicing eye doctors in India: 1.… Read More »

Phaco Training : Adenoviral Conjunctivitis

Adenoviral conjunctivitis   Etiology: Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) is one of the most common ocular viral infections caused by adenoviruses. Adenovirus family consists of different serotypes. Serotypes 8, 11 19 and 37 are held responsible for EKC and it is known that especially serotypes 8 and 19 cause epidemics [1,2]. Clinical Presentation: Disease presents itself after an… Read More »

SICS A Step Towards Phaco Training. Part 3.

Hydroprocedures Hydroprocedures are a crucial, integral part of phaco surgery. This step can be totally and completely mastered during your SICS training. Below, I have uploaded the power point presentation wh ich can be downloaded by anyone. Here, I have classified the hydro procedures into hydrodissection and hydrodelineation. The hydrodissection has been further classified into… Read More »