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Jacob J - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the clinical outcome of patients who received an Ahmed or Baerveldt implant for refractory glaucoma at the University Hospitals Leuven and to identify the factors which may influence the outcome. METHODS: Retrospective study including 62 eyes with uncontrolled glaucoma, who underwent the implantation of a drainage device ...
Ozturk Banu T - - 2009
To determine the ocular changes related to hypothyrodism in newly diagnosed patients without orbitopathy. Thirty-three patients diagnosed to have primary overt hypothyroidism were enrolled in the study. All subjects were assigned to underwent central corneal thickness (CCT), anterior chamber volume, depth and angle measurements with the Scheimpflug camera (Pentacam, Oculus) ...
G??nd??z Abuzer - - 2009
We investigated conjunctival flora changes in vernal conjunctivitis (VC) (n = 30) patients compared to the normal eye (n = 30). Growth was observed in 86.6% of the vernal group, and 80% of the control group specimens. We believe that administering prophylactic treatment would be helpful in VC patients who ...
Farid Marjan - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the rate of recurrence after pterygium excision with conjunctival autograft (CAG) using Tisseel fibrin tissue adhesive versus absorbable sutures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Forty-seven eyes of 42 patients who had undergone primary pterygium excision surgery with CAG were retrospectively reviewed. The study group, CAG adhered using Tisseel tissue ...
Ozer Ahmet - - 2009
PURPOSE: To compare the long-term follow-up results of the bare sclera technique (BST), limbal-conjunctival autograft technique (LCAT) and amniotic membrane graft technique (AMGT) in primary pterygium excisions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this study, 48 eyes of 48 patients who underwent pterygium surgery using BST (group 1), 63 eyes of 63 ...
Sim┼ček Saban - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of long-term application of bimatoprost and latanoprost on the anterior chamber depth of primary open-angle glaucoma patients. METHODS: The anterior chamber depth (ACD) and axial length (AL) of patients using prostaglandin analogues for open-angle glaucoma (group I) and an age- and gender-adjusted control group (group ...
Rahimi Firoozeh - - 2009
This study was conducted to determine the treatment outcome of incompletely removed, histopathologically documented ocular surface squamous neoplasia with mitomycin-C. Through an interventional case series, 17 eyes of 17 patients presented with incompletely removed ocular surface squamous neoplasia were treated according to a protocol using two to three alternate seven-day ...
Alpay Atilla - - 2009
To compare various techniques of pterygium surgery including bare sclera, intraoperative mitomycin C application, conjunctival flap reconstruction, and conjunctival autografting technique. This study is designed to compare 4 currently used techniques in order to determine the complication and recurrence rates after pterygium exision. Included in the study were 77 eyes ...
Lee Susan J - - 2009
To evaluate the benefit of titrating the concentration and exposure time of mitomycin C (MMC) as an adjunct to trabeculectomy. This report consists of a retrospective study and a review of the literature. In the study, consecutive glaucoma patients were evaluated who underwent trabeculectomy with adjunctive MMC that was titrated ...
Papaconstantinou Dimitris - - 2009
The present study concerns traumatic hyphemas and their prognostic factors and signs. The aim of this study is to determine the prognostic factors and signs of traumatic hyphemas. During the last five years, 72 young individuals were hospitalized with the diagnosis of suffering a traumatic hyphema and were divided in ...
Bagli Eleni - - 2009
The comparison of one-site versus two-site phacotrabeculectomy in patients with pseudoexfoliation glaucoma (PEXG) and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), with respect to intraocular pressure (IOP), antiglaucomatous medication (AM) requirements and visual acuity (VA). Forty-seven patients (eyes) with cataract and POAG and 46 sex- and age-matched patients with cataract and PEXG were ...
Nakamura Yoshimi - - 2009
To investigate the efficacy of dorzolamide 1% (bid or tid) or brinzolamide 1% bid on 24-hour intraocular pressure (IOP) control as well as patients' preference for either drug when added in combination with latanoprost against glaucoma (IOP, >/=18 mmHg). In this randomized crossover study patients were assigned to receive latanoprost ...
Papaconstantinou Dimitris - - 2009
The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the efficacy in intraocular pressure (IOP) control and the tolerance of a topically administered fixed combination of timolol-brimonidine in 50 patients with ocular hypertension and primary open-angle glaucoma. After determining a baseline IOP, the fixed combination timolol-brimonidine was used twice daily ...
Ozkurt Yelda Buyru - - 2009
To evaluate the intraocular pressure (IOP) reducing effect of a fixed combination of 0.005% latanoprost and 0.5% timolol in patients with an IOP of 30 mmHg or higher. Prospective, randomized clinical trial. Twenty-eight patients. Patients had received no prior medical glaucoma treatment. Routine ophthalmic examinations and visual field tests were ...
Al-Barrag Abdulmoghni - - 2009
To compare the effect of oral acetazolamide and topical 2% dorzolamide in prevention of ocular hypertension after scleral tunnel cataract surgery. Ophthalmic department, Sana'a University, Yemen Sana'a from March 2007 to October 2007. This prospective double-blind, randomized study included 150 eyes undergoing scleral tunnel cataract surgery with hard posterior chamber ...
Teus Miguel A - - 2009
To compare the intraocular pressure- (IOP-) lowering efficacy of fixed combinations travoprost 0.004%/timolol 0.5% and dorzolamide 2%/timolol 0.5% in patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma. In this prospective, multicenter, double-masked, randomized clinical trial, 319 qualifying patients received either travoprost/timolol once daily in the morning (n = 157) or dorzolamide/timolol ...
Özdemir, Murat
Aim: High recurrence rate is the most common problem after the pterygium excision surgery, and the adjunctive therapies performed to reduce the recurrence rate have severe complications. The aim of this study was to compare the safety and efficacy of conjunctival Z-plasty and conjunctival autograft application in primary pterygium surgery. ...
Doganay Selim - - 2010
PURPOSE: This study set out to evaluate the influences of uneventful phacoemulsification on the anterior segment parameters obtained with the Pentacam rotating Scheimpflug camera and intraocular pressure (IOP). METHODS: A total of 42 eyes of 34 patients (26 men, eight women) were evaluated preoperatively, and at 1, 3 and 6 ...
Lloyd Michael - - 2008
Dysesthetic blebs can complicate filtration surgery. Lubrication often reduces symptoms; however, some cases require surgical intervention. Limited conjunctivoplasty reduces the symptoms of dysesthetic blebs without sacrificing control of intraocular pressure (IOP). However, this may not sufficiently lower these blebs, particularly if the bleb is thick and dense. We describe a ...
Wall Michael - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the false-positive (FP) response rates between 2 methods used by the Humphrey Field Analyzer in glaucoma patients. METHODS: One eye of one hundred and twenty glaucoma patients was tested twice within 2 months with 24-2 SITA Standard and 24-2 full threshold (FT) perimetric test procedures. FP rates ...
Lee Yi-An - - 2008
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Taiwan has a very high prevalence rate of myopia. We retrospectively studied the influence of myopia on the progression of visual field (VF) loss in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) patients. METHODS: We studied 515 POAG patients for a minimum follow-up period of 5 years. VF examination was performed with ...
Bissig Alexandre - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the long-term success rate and complications of nonpenetrating deep sclerectomy with collagen implant in open-angle glaucoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Clinical, prospective, monocentric, nonrandomized, unmasked study on 105 patients with medically uncontrolled glaucoma. A standard procedure deep sclerectomy with collagen implant was performed. Complete examinations were performed before ...
Geffen Noa - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the long-term results of trabeculectomy surgery with subconjunctival anesthesia versus topical lidocaine 2% jelly. METHODS: A retrospective review of the long-term intraocular pressure (IOP) of 57 trabeculectomies previously enrolled in a prospective study comparing subconjunctival anesthesia to topical lidocaine 2% jelly. Baseline data included patient demographics, diagnosis, ...
Ferreira S M - - 2009
To establish the antioxidant status of the aqueous humour in glaucoma associated with exfoliation syndrome (XFG) and to compare it to primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and cataract patients. Patients were diagnosed with POAG, XFG, or cataract (n=25 for each group). Total reactive antioxidant potential (TRAP) was measured by chemiluminescence. Ascorbic ...
Srinivasan S - - 2009
AIMS: To compare the degree of conjunctival autograft inflammation, subconjunctival haemorrhage (SCH) and graft stability following the use of sutures or fibrin glue (FG) during pterygium surgery. METHODS: Prospective, observer masked, clinical trial. 40 eyes of 40 patients undergoing primary pterygium surgery with conjunctival autograft were allocated into two groups. ...
Kosrirukvongs Panida - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To study the incidence of dry eye in Sjögren-like syndrome, graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in hematological patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation (BMT). MATERIAL AND METHOD: Prospective, cross-sectional study in twenty-six patients that were planned for BMT (group I). Twenty-nine patients undergoing BMT before study were classified as group II no ...
Altiparmak Ugur E - - 2008
PURPOSE: We aimed to report our observation regarding the long-term follow-up results of 2 cases with similar ophthalmic manifestations of 2 different porphyrias, congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP), and porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT). METHODS: Both patients presented with ocular pain and photophobia in both eyes. The patient with CEP had a ...
Kir Erkin - - 2008
BACKGROUND: To compare the effectiveness of only 1 drop of topical brinzolamide 1% with dosing every 12 hours and with no ocular hypotensive medication following clear corneal phacoemulsification surgery. METHODS: This prospective, randomized, double-blind study was composed of 60 eyes of 60 patients who underwent uneventful clear corneal phacoemulsification surgery ...
Kim Hanna Y - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the long-term efficacy and safety of intraoperative 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) versus mitomycin-C (MMC) used adjunctively with primary trabeculectomy in a Black West African population. DESIGN: Retrospective comparative study supplemented with cross-sectional follow-up data. METHODS: Review of 68 eyes of 68 Black West African subjects that underwent primary trabeculectomy ...
Snir Moshe - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of topical lomefloxacin 0.3% versus chloramphenicol 0.2% with polymyxin B 2500 U/ml in the treatment of patients after strabismus surgery. METHODS: Seventy-nine consecutive patients who underwent strabismus surgery from April through October 2006 were randomized to receive topical lomefloxacin 0.3% (n = 45, 58 eyes) ...
Rachmiel Rony - - 2008
PURPOSE: The superotemporal quadrant is usually the implantation site of choice for glaucoma drainage devices. Inferior placement of glaucoma drainage device is considered technically difficult. The purpose was to determine the success rates, complications, and visual outcome of superior versus inferior Ahmed Glaucoma Valve implantation. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective ...
Russo V - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering effect and complication rate of nonpenetrating deep sclerectomy (NPDS) with reticulated hyaluronic acid (SK-GEL) scleral implant versus traditional punch trabeculectomy (PT) in the management of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). METHODS: Prospective, randomized comparative study including 93 patients with uncontrolled POAG. Group 1 ...
Mao Alexander J - - 2008
PURPOSE: To develop and validate a prediction rule to estimate the probability of acceptable intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction after selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) in ocular hypertension and open-angle glaucoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study population was derived from a cohort of 220 patients with ocular hypertension, open-angle glaucoma, or normal ...
Eid Tarek M - - 2008
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To study the early postoperative efficacy and safety of combined viscocanalostomy with trabeculectomy (VISCO-TRAB) for treating far-advanced glaucoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with far-advanced glaucoma scheduled for glaucoma surgery were enrolled in the study. Surgery included viscocanalostomy until Schlemm's canal was deroofed and dilated with viscoelastic, followed ...
Dolmetsch Angela M - - 2008
PURPOSE: To determine the outcome and safety of pediatric endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy with the use of adjunctive mitomycin C. METHODS: A prospective, nonrandomized and noncomparative interventional case series study was performed in 71 consecutive procedures. Sixty patients 16 years of age and younger underwent nonlaser endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy with the use of ...
Han Joseph K - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Retrobulbar hematoma (RH) is a complication that can result from both otolaryngic and ophthalmologic procedures. RH can occur during endoscopic sinus surgery and improper treatment can result in several morbidities, including visual loss. Despite serious consequences, management for RH is not well evaluated. However, lateral canthotomy with cantholysis is ...
Altan C - - 2008
PURPOSE: To report the incidence of choroidal detachment (CD) following trabeculectomy and to evaluate its effect on long-term surgical success and best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA). METHODS: A total of 253 eyes of 198 subjects who underwent trabeculectomy between 1993 and 2003 with at least 1 year follow-up were reviewed retrospectively. ...
Liu Lance - - 2008
AIM: To assess the pattern of use of antimetabolites and steroids in trabeculectomy surgery among consultant ophthalmologists in Australia and New Zealand. METHOD: A postal questionnaire of 25 questions regarding current glaucoma practices and antimetabolite and steroid use in trabeculectomy surgery was sent to all practicing Australian and New Zealand ...
Lazaridou Marie-Noëlle - - 2008
AIMS: To assess the incremental change in intraocular pressure (IOP) levels in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, insufficiently treated with topical ocular hypotensive monotherapy or combination therapy and changed to the latanoprost/timolol fixed-combination therapy (LTFC). METHODS: The glaucoma database of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary was reviewed retrospectively ...
Grewal Dilraj S - - 2008
To determine whether bevacizumab can reduce bleb failure in patients undergoing first-time trabeculectomy for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) or chronic angle-closure glaucoma (CACG). Nonrandomized, open-label, prospective, interventional case series. Twelve individuals (7 males; 5 females) with a diagnosis of POAG or CACG, a recorded intraocular pressure (IOP) of more than ...
Motolko Michael A - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the incidence of ocular allergy in glaucoma patients prospectively treated with 0.2% brimonidine-0.5% timolol fixed combination (Combigan) compared with the incidence of ocular allergy in patients treated with 0.2% brimonidine (Alphagan) monotherapy. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: This was a comparative, non-randomized, single-site, interventional study involving patients with ...
Sharpe Elizabeth D - - 2008
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the intraocular pressure (IOP) efficacy and safety of dorzolamide/timolol in fixed combination (DTFC) versus bimatoprost in open-angle glaucoma (OAG) patients poorly controlled (> or =21 mmHg) on latanoprost. METHODS: This was a prospective, double-masked, randomized, controlled, cross-over evaluation. After a 6-week ...
Vasavada Abhay R - - 2008
PURPOSE: To determine whether a regimen of topical moxifloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 0.5% (Vigamox) administered on the day of cataract surgery reduces conjunctival bacterial flora. SETTING: Iladevi Cataract & IOL Research Centre, Ahmedabad, India. METHODS: Seventy-four patients were prospectively randomized to receive Vigamox 4 times 1 day before surgery plus ...
García-Pérez Jorge L - - 2008
PURPOSE: To study the intraocular pressure (IOP) as a prognostic indicator on the first day after combined phacoemulsification and nonpenetrating deep sclerectomy. SETTING: Ramón y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain. METHODS: This retrospective study included 70 eyes of 70 patients who had combined phacoemulsification-nonpenetrating deep sclerectomy with a reticulated hyaluronic acid ...
Neumayer Thomas - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the corneal protective and intraocular pressure (IOP) effects of a new cohesive ophthalmic viscosurgical (OVD), Neocrom Cohesive (sodium hyaluronate 1.4%), with those of Healon (sodium hyaluronate 1.0%) in cataract surgery. SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. METHODS: This randomized patient-masked examiner-masked study with ...
Raivio Virpi E - - 2008
PURPOSE: To retrospectively evaluate the results of cyclophotocoagulation (CPC) with the transscleral contact red 670-nm diode laser in treating glaucoma. METHODS: Cyclophotocoagulation was performed in 60 eyes of 60 patients with a mean age of 74 +/- 11 years (range 49-90 years). The treatment was delivered via a fibre-optic probe. ...
Rachmiel Rony - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The poor long-term success rate of repeat trabeculectomies in refractory uveitic glaucoma (UG) patients has led to the use of glaucoma drainage devices (GDDs). However, the success and complication rates of GDDs in UG patients utilizing a control group with standard demographic data, design, and surgical technique have never ...
Giampani Jair J - - 2008
To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of trabeculectomy with mitomycin C in the management of childhood glaucoma. The use of antifibrotic agents enhances the success of trabeculectomy performed in both adults and children. A retrospective chart review (1991-2001) of 114 patients (114 eyes) from 0-14 years of age with congenital ...
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. ...
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