Supplementary Material for: Five-Port Combined Limbal and Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Infectious Endophthalmitis
mediaposted on 20.12.2016 by Xu K., Chin E.K., Almeida D.R.P.
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Pars plana vitrectomy for acute infectious endophthalmitis can be challenging due to severe inflammation in the anterior chamber creating significant media opacity. We describe a surgical technique combining limbal based vitrectomy and pars plana vitrectomy to manage acute infectious endophthalmitis. Limbal based vitrectomy facilitates removal of anterior chamber fibrin and inflammatory membranes for safe and optimal posterior pars plana vitrectomy.