Metallic Intraocular Foreign Body removed from the retina

This is an eye from a young man who was working with metal and a piece of metal shot into his eye, through his cornea and lens and landed on the retina causing a crater. In this surgery we remove the metal and repair the retina.


Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Macular Hole

Surgeons: Deepam Rusia, M.D., Mitul Mehta, M.D.

Video: Jeffrey Yu

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California Irvine

Macular hole is a tear in the macula, located in the center of the retina. The most common cause of macular hole is shrinking of the vitreous and subsequent pulling on the retina. Treatment involves vitrectomy, peeling of the internal limiting membrane, and infusion of gas into the eye. This patient is a 51-year-old female with a macular hole of the right eye.

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