Session Title: Quick Fire Free Paper 1
Session Date/Time: Thursday 11/09/2014 | 08:00-10:00
Paper Time: 09:05
Venue: Boulevard D
First Author: : V.Agrawal INDIA
Co Author(s): : K. Khilnani R. Saini A. Singh
To highlight the challenges posed by retinal detachment associated with choroidal coloboma and evaluate the management strategies
Department of Ophthalmology,SMS Medical College,Jaipur,India
8 eyes of eight patients with irido-fundal coloboma presented with total rhegmatogenous retinal detachment between 2012-2013.Mean age was 18 years .The visual acuity in all cases was Hand Movement close to face All cases underwent 23 G PPV with encirclage with silicone oil .Extensive hyaloids peeling over coloboma was done & PFCL was used. Final follow up was 6 months post silicone oil removal.
All patients had attached retina at the final follow up .The final visual acuity ranged from finger counting 3 meters to 6/18p depending on the location of coloboma.
Retinal detachments associated with coloboma presents unique challenges in terms of altered anatomy and difficult vitreo-retinal interface . Meticulous surgical technique with special attention to colobomatous area & its border with normal retina can yield excellent surgical outcomes.