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Keenan T D L - - 2009
Rates of glaucoma surgery have declined in North America and continental Europe in recent years. The aim of this study was to examine trends over time and regional variation in rates of trabeculectomy in England. The hospital in-patient enquiry (HIPE), hospital episode statistics (HES), and the Oxford record linkage study ...
Karalezli A - - 2008
AIM: To compare the use of fibrin glue versus sutures for fixating conjunctival autografts in patients undergoing pterygium excision. METHODS: Fifty patients (50 eyes) with primary pterygium were randomised to undergo pterygium surgery using either fibrin glue (25 eyes) or 8-0 Vicryl sutures (25 eyes) to attach the conjunctival autograft. ...
Cho Yang Kyeung - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the changes in intraocular pressure (IOP) and anterior chamber depth (ACD) after phacoemulsification according to axial length (AL). SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, St. Vincent's Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, Suwon, South Korea. METHODS: This prospective study comprised 71 eyes of 71 patients who had phacoemulsification and foldable ...
Hsu Jason - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare intraocular pressure (IOP) and rates of postoperative hypotony with 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) without tamponade using oblique versus direct cannula insertions. METHODS: A prospective consecutive series of eyes that underwent 25-gauge PPV without tamponade using an oblique cannula insertion technique was compared with a historical consecutive ...
Rehnman Jeannette B - - 2008
AIM: To compare intraocular pressure (IOP) values obtained with the iCare rebound tonometer (RBT) with values obtained with the Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) in patients with glaucoma and ocular hypertension, and to evaluate the impact of possible differences on management decisions. METHODS: The IOP was measured with the iCare RBT ...
Araie Makoto - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the effects of topical nipradilol and timolol on the visual field in Japanese normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) patients. METHODS: We enrolled 146 NTG patients. At baseline, age, intraocular pressure (IOP), and mean deviation (MD) by the Humphrey field analyzer were 47.6 (SD 8.5), 14.2 (1.7) mmHg, and -4.5 ...
Rhee Mary K - - 2008
The purpose of this study is to compare glycemic control between blacks and whites in a setting where patient and provider behavior is assessed, and where a uniform treatment algorithm is used to guide care. This observational cohort study was conducted in 3542 patients (3324 blacks, 218 whites) with type ...
Stein Joshua D - - 2008
To determine longitudinal rates of postoperative adverse outcomes after incisional glaucoma surgery in a nationally representative longitudinal sample. Retrospective, longitudinal cohort analysis. Medicare beneficiaries >or=68 years who underwent a primary trabeculectomy (PT), trabeculectomy with scarring (TS), or glaucoma drainage device (GDD) implantation from 1994 to 2003 with follow-up through 2005. ...
Mulaney J - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the 12-hour efficacy and safety of dorzolamide/timolol fixed combination (DTFC) dosed twice daily versus latanoprost dosed every evening following a timolol run-in in primary open-angle glaucoma patients. METHODS: Following a 6-week timolol run-in patients were randomized to either DTFC or latanoprost for 6 weeks and then changed ...
Gadia Ritu - - 2008
To study the current profile of secondary glaucomas for their incidence and to identify risk factors. Materials and Methods: In this retrospective chart review, 2997 patients newly diagnosed and referred with glaucoma to our tertiary glaucoma center in the year 2005 were included. Evaluation of all cases was done on ...
Hirst Lawrence W - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To assess the rate of recurrence and complications after primary pterygium removal with the P.E.R.F.E.C.T. for PTERYGIUM (pterygium extended removal followed by extended conjunctival transplantation) technique. DESIGN: A case series study of the P.E.R.F.E.C.T. for PTERYGIUM technique was conducted by 1 surgeon with a 1-year follow-up to assess the ...
Caporossi A - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this prospective study is to verify, in terms of both early postoperative complications and intraocular pressure (IOP) outcomes, the performance of a scleral flap removable suture. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixty-six patients that underwent trabeculectomy were randomly divided into two groups: in the first group (group A, ...
Eslami Yadollah - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the surgical outcome in terms of intraocular pressure (IOP) control and safety of procedure using a sutureless scleral tunnel technique in patients with uncontrolled glaucoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a prospective, consecutive, noncomparative interventional case series of patients undergoing trabeculectomy. The study was conducted on 19 ...
Martinez A - - 2009
To evaluate bimatoprost/timolol fixed combination (BTFC) vs latanoprost/timolol fixed combination (LTFC) given each evening over the 12-h intraocular pressure (IOP) diurnal curve. A total of 54 eyes of 54 patients (24 with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and 30 with pseudoexfoliative glaucoma (PXG)) were included in this prospective, randomized, evaluator-masked single ...
Misra A - - 2009
To directly compare the per-operative safety and efficacy of the 20- and 23-gauge vitrectomy systems as well as day 1 intraocular pressure (IOP). Data were collected on 50 consecutive vitrectomy cases performed using the 20-gauge system and 23-gauge sutureless vitrectomy. All surgeries were carried out by one surgeon (RLB) at ...
Alvarado Jorge A - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate long-term outcomes after Ahmed valve implantation in patients with glaucoma when using adjunctive intraoperative mitomycin C (MMC) and postoperative 5-fluorouracil (5-FU). DESIGN: Retrospective, interventional, consecutive case series. METHODS: A consecutive series of eyes undergoing Ahmed valve implantation, either alone (AHMED eyes) or in combination with cataract surgery ...
Wollensak Gregor - - 2008
PURPOSE: Chemical crosslinking by glyceraldehyde has been shown to increase significantly the biomechanical rigidity of sclera. It might therefore become an option for a sclera-based treatment of progressive myopia. The present pilot study was designed to test the long-term biomechanical efficiency of the new crosslinking method. METHODS: Six Chinchilla rabbits ...
Ozdamar Yasemin - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare clinical and histopathologic outcomes of tissue glue and vicryl suture to attach limbal conjunctival autografts in pterygium surgery. METHODS: Twenty-four eyes of 24 patients were included in this study. All eyes had primary pterygia and were treated with limbal conjunctival autograft transplantation after pterygium resection. Tissue glue ...
Cui Hong-guang - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects and complications of primary and secondary placements of motility coupling post (MCP) in the unwrapped porous polyethylene orbital implant (PPOI) following enucleation. METHODS: We investigated 198 patients who received PPOI implantation following the standard enucleation procedure in the First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang ...
Konstantinidis I - - 2008
AIM: Obstruction of the osteomeatal complex is the commonest anatomic finding in revision endoscopic sinus surgery. This study assesses the efficacy of topical mitomycin C in the middle meatus, intra- and postoperatively in the prevention of adhesion formation and restenosis of the maxillary sinus antrostomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: At the ...
Rubin Benjamin - - 2008
PURPOSE: To assess effectiveness of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) in lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with steroid-induced elevated IOP. METHODS: Retrospective review of 7 patients (7 eyes) with IOP elevation after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (4.0 mg/0.1 mL) injections for macular edema (6 patients) or central retinal vein occlusion (1 ...
Avisar Rahamim - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate changes in endothelial cell count after pterygium surgery with 5-minute application of mitomycin C (MMC) 0.02%. METHODS: The study participants included 24 consecutive patients (17 men and 7 women) who underwent pterygium surgery with MMC at a major tertiary center between September and October 2005. The bare ...
Farris Edmund P - - 2008
This retrospective study was designed to investigate the efficacy and tolerability of travoprost 0.004% substituted for latanoprost 0.005% in glaucoma patients at the Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital. We conducted a chart review of patients with stable intraocular pressure (IOP) undergoing a formulary change in regimen from latanoprost 0.005% to travoprost ...
Rhee Douglas J - - 2008
To compare the intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering efficacy of travoprost 0.004%/timolol 0.5% in fixed combination with the unfixed combination of latanoprost 0.005% and timolol 0.5% in open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension patients with IOP levels below 18 mmHg on the unfixed combination of latanoprost 0.005% and timolol 0.5%. Following a 30-day ...
Ang G S - - 2008
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To determine the medium-term effect of travoprost on the daytime intraocular pressure (IOP) of patients with normal tension glaucoma (NTG) METHODS: Newly diagnosed NTG patients underwent baseline, daytime, hourly IOP phasing. Patients were randomised to either treatment or no treatment (control). Treatment comprised once daily topical travoprost 0.004%. After ...
Mourits M P - - 2008
PURPOSE: To describe and compare long-term (> or = 36 months) effects of patients with 86 primary pterygia treated with bare sclera extirpation (BSE) followed by Beta-RT or by sham irradiation. METHODS: Prospective, multicenter, randomized, double-blind study. After BSE of their pterygium, patients were randomized to either Beta-RT or sham ...
Spiegel Detlev - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Reducing intraocular pressure (IOP) is the only proven treatment modality for reducing the risk of glaucomatous progression. In this study, we evaluated the safety and efficacy of a new tool in IOP reduction, implanted with cataract surgery: the Glaukos iStent trabecular micro-bypass stent. METHODS: This was a prospective, 24-month, ...
Sharma Tarun K - - 2008
PURPOSE: To assess the long-term effect of vitreous loss during phacoemulsification on intraocular pressure (IOP) control in glaucoma patients. SETTING: Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, City Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom. METHODS: In this study, 26 glaucoma cases with vitreous loss during phacoemulsification were identified from operative room records. The cases ...
David V P - - 2008
PURPOSE: To prospectively study the success rates and complications of viscocanalostomy. METHODS: Prospective nonrandomized case series of 46 eyes (46 patients) with medically uncontrolled primary and secondary open angle glaucoma. All patients in the study underwent viscocanalostomy. Control of intraocular pressure was used to measure success. Pre and postoperative glaucoma ...
Ciancaglini M - - 2008
PURPOSE: To provide an in vivo confocal microscopy (IVCM) and impression cytology analysis of preserved-and unpreserved levobunolol-induced changes of conjunctival epithelium. METHODS: 27 eyes of 27 patients were consecutively randomized to receive preserved or unpreserved levobunolol; all patients had a recent diagnosis of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) or ocular ...
Li You - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term effects of chitosan 0.1% and sodium hyaluronate 1.4% (Healon GV(R); Advanced Medical Optics, Santa Ana, CA, USA) on intraocular pressure (IOP) and endothelial cell loss. METHODS: This randomised study comprised 140 eyes of 140 patients with age-related cataracts undergoing ...
Ehlers Justis P - - 2008
To evaluate same-day combination intravitreal bevacizumab/panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) for the treatment of neovascular glaucoma (NVG) compared with PRP alone. This was an institutional review board-approved, retrospective, consecutive case-control study of patients receiving same-day combination bevacizumab/PRP or PRP alone as treatment of NVG from September 2004 through June 2007. Visual acuity, ...
Kitnarong Naris - - 2008
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the surgical outcome of a trabeculectomy with mitomycin C (MMC) in neovascular glaucoma after an adjunctive treatment with intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin(R); Genentech Inc, San Francisco, CA, USA) injection (IVB). Six patients with NVG presented at the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, ...
Lüke Christoph - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Combined phacoemulsification, intraocular lens implantation, and trabeculectomy (PTE) is currently the standard procedure for most ophthalmic surgeons to treat uncontrolled open-angle glaucoma and cataract at one time. This study was designed to prospectively compare a new technique of phaco-trabeculotomy plus deep sclerectomy (PDSTO) with standard phaco-trabeculectomy (PTE). METHODS: A ...
Day Douglas G - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of brimonidine purite 0.1% in comparison to brinzolamide 1% when used as adjunctive therapy to latanoprost 0.005% in patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension. METHODS: Randomized, single-center, investigator-masked, parallel-group clinical study. Patients with IOP >or= 18 mmHg while on once-daily latanoprost were randomized ...
Eha Judith - - 2008
BACKGROUND: A serious complication following trabeculectomy with mitomycin C (MMC) is intraocular hypotony with hypotony maculopathy, papilledema, flattening of the anterior chamber, corneal decompensation and a decrease in visual acuity. We describe a new simple surgical technique for the treatment of hypotony maculopathy following trabeculectomy with MMC. METHODS: In a ...
Evans David W - - 2008
PURPOSE: Previous studies have demonstrated that visual function as measured by contrast sensitivity (CS) improves in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) patients following beta-blocker therapy and trabeculoplasty. There is evidence that ocular hypotensive agents, such as latanoprost, may provide benefit in terms of improved visual function, despite relatively small differences in ...
Roizen Alejandra - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To describe surgical strategies in a series of patients with diplopia following implantation of a glaucoma drainage device. METHODS: Retrospective review of 9 consecutive patients who underwent strabismus surgery because of strabismus and diplopia after implantation of a glaucoma drainage device. RESULTS: Seven patients with marked limitation to ocular ...
Acar Nur - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the rate, duration, and associated complications of postoperative hypotony after 25-gauge sutureless vitrectomy. METHODS: In a retrospective, interventional, institutional case series, 25-gauge sutureless vitrectomy with straight incisions was performed on 111 eyes. Postoperative intraocular pressure (IOP) was measured routinely at 2 hours, 1 day, 1 week, and ...
George Mathew K - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the intraocular pressure (IOP) response to a modified protocol for selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) to standard protocols for SLT and argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective study of 318 eyes of 284 patients diagnosed with either primary open angle, pigmentary or pseudoexfoliation glaucoma who ...
Ares Chantal - - 2008
BACKGROUND: This study describes a technique of bleb needling as a management of early postoperative limbal bleb leaks unresponsive to conservative management. This technique redirects the aqueous into a newly formed bleb, sealing the leak easily and rapidly. METHODS: Medical records of patients with early bleb leaks after trabeculectomy or ...
Ikeda Yoko - - 2008
AIMS: The effects of switching from topical beta-blockers (beta) to latanoprost (LA) on intraocular pressure (IOP) and IOP-reduction rate (IOP-RR) in patients with normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) were investigated. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Sixty (60) NTG patients (60 eyes) were divided into three equal groups receiving carteolol hydrochloride (group A), nipradilol (group ...
Gouws Pieter - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Ocular massage is a common technique employed after trabeculectomy to aid filtration. This pilot study compares a novel ocular massage device (MD) with finger massage (FM) after trabeculectomy. The device provides the patient with audio feedback about correctly applied force, and the force applied can be customized for each ...
Lesk Mark R - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Treatment of glaucoma is aimed at reducing intraocular pressure (IOP) to prevent further damage to the optic nerve. For patients who do not respond to monotherapy, combination treatment may be effective in achieving therapeutic reduction or target IOP. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of dorzolamide 2% with ...
McGlynn, Robert H.
The purpose of this study was to determine if the application of 360° of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) to the trabecular meshwork (TM) is more effective than 180° in the lowering of intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma. This issue was addressed in the form of a retrospective chart review of ...
Whitson Jess T - - 2008
PURPOSE: To describe the safety and clinical response on elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) of brinzolamide and levobetaxolol in pediatric patients under 6 years of age. METHODS: A double-masked, randomized design. Pediatric patients were randomized to brinzolamide suspension, 1%, or levobetaxolol suspension, 0.5%, both dosed twice daily. IOPs at 9 AM ...
Rismanchian Akram - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: Efficacy of the latanoprost versus timolol/dorzolamide combination therapy in patients with primary open angle glaucoma METHODS: The study was designed as a 6 months randomized, observer-masked study comprising 120 patients with primary open-angle glaucoma in Feiz Hospital, Isfahan, Iran, from 2006 to 2007. The patients were randomized (latanoprost, n ...
Shingleton Bradford - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of circumferential viscodilation and tensioning of the inner wall of Schlemm canal, a new nonpenetrating surgical procedure (canaloplasty) to treat open-angle glaucoma (OAG), combined with clear corneal phacoemulsification and posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. SETTING: Multicenter surgical sites. METHODS: This international multicenter ...
Oztürk Faruk - - 2008
PURPOSE: It is known that macula can be affected adversely in glaucoma. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the functional and morphologic changes of macula in patients having glaucoma using Microperimeter-1 (MP-1), Humphrey field analyzer (HFA), and Heidelberg Retina Tomograph II (HRT-II). MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective study consisted ...
Kuzmanovińá Elabjer Biljana - - 2008
The paper is a clinical retrospective analysis of free conjunctival autograft in treatment of pterygia. In period from 1998 until 2006, 47 patients with pterygia were operated using free conjunctival autograft. There were 19 female and 38 male, average age 61 years. In the majority of patients (39/47) it was ...
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