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Zacharopoulos Ioannis P - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens (B-Lens((R)), Hanita, Israel) during a 2-year follow-up period. SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba, Israel. PATIENTS & METHODS: Slit lamp biomicroscopy, refraction, visual function and patient satisfaction were recorded in 147 patients at ...
Gokhale Nikhil S - - 2010
PURPOSE: We report a case of acute corneal melt with perforation in a patient with keratoconus after collagen crosslinking treatment and the use of topical diclofenac and proparacaine eyedrops. METHODS: The authors present a case report with clinicopathologic correlation. RESULTS: A patient diagnosed with keratoconus underwent corneal collagen crosslinking followed ...
Chappelow Aimee V - - 2010
A 58-year-old man with Darier's disease developed endophthalmitis 3 days following left-sided cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation. Vitreous cultures were positive for Pseudomonas aeruginosa, similar to previously cultured hyperkeratotic plaques on the patient. Despite emergent vitrectomy and aggressive treatment with systemic, intravitreal, and topical fortified antibiotics, the patient required ...
Kurz Sabine - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate and compare the results of biaxial microincision and coaxial small-incision surgery in patients with cataract with coexisting exfoliation syndrome, uveitis, anterior or posterior synechias, phacodonesis, or previous intraocular surgery over an 8-week follow-up. SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, Mainz University, Mainz, Germany. METHODS: Eyes were prospectively assigned (1:1) ...
McAlinden Colm - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the change in higher order aberrations (HOAs) after LASIK and laser epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK). METHODS: This prospective comparative study measured HOAs preoperatively and 3 months postoperatively in 65 eyes (41 patients) that underwent LASIK and 65 eyes (50 patients) that underwent LASEK. Preoperative refraction was limited to ...
Avitabile Teresio - - 2010
PURPOSE: To determine the correlation between corneal shape changes and ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) findings at the sclerotomy sites in conventional 20-gauge (G) pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and 25-G transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (TSV) and to compare the effectiveness of the two surgical methods. DESIGN: Prospective, comparative, observational case series. METHODS: Sixty ...
Vasavada Abhay R - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To compare intraoperative performance and postoperative outcome of three phacoemulsification technologies in patients undergoing microcoaxial phacoemulsification through 2.2-mm corneal incisions. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The prospective, randomized, single-masked study included 360 eyes randomly assigned to torsional (Infiniti Vision System; Alcon Laboratories, Fort Worth, TX), microburst with longitudinal (Infiniti), ...
Morén Håkan - - 2010
PURPOSE: To describe riboflavin and ultraviolet light (UV) collagen crosslinking as an effective treatment for infectious keratitis. METHODS: A 25-year-old previously healthy female contact lens user was diagnosed with unilateral severe keratitis with unclear pathogenesis, although the clinical presentation suggested acanthamoeba as the infectious agent. A 4-mm diameter, annular, semi-opaque ...
Xu Wen - - 2010
PURPOSE: To assess the efficacy, safety, and predictability of conductive keratoplasty for the treatment of corneal trauma/incision-induced hyperopic or compound astigmatism. METHODS: Thirteen eyes with corneal trauma/incision-induced astigmatism underwent conductive keratoplasty in this prospective study. The main outcome measures included distance uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA), near UCVA, best spectacle-corrected visual ...
Rubino P - - 2010
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Keratitis, especially when long-standing and unresponsive to common antimicrobial treatment, leads to a suspicion of fungal aetiology. METHODS: Photographically documented case report. RESULTS: A 65-year-old man with diabetes was referred for corneal abscess unresponsive to antibiotic and antifungal treatment lasting 6 weeks. Corneal biopsy was performed following a 72-hour ...
Asbell Penny A - - 2010
PURPOSE: To understand ophthalmologists' current perceptions and treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe dry eye disease (DED). SETTING: Online survey. METHODS: The online survey was sent to 7,882 ophthalmologists, including 51 corneal specialists, throughout the United States from October 9 to 21, 2008. The response rate was 3.1% (n = 245), ...
Kymionis George D - - 2010
Purpose. To present a case of a keratoconic patient who underwent epithelial removal with transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy (t-PTK) using a 213-nm solid-state laser system followed by corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) with riboflavin and ultraviolet-A (UVA) irradiation. Methods. Case report. Results. A twenty-four-year-old male with keratoconus underwent CXL treatment after epithelial ...
Saad Alain - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the repeatability of measurements with a double-pass system. SETTING: Rothschild Foundation, Paris, France. METHODS: Eyes were separated into 2 control groups (<30 years old and >40 years), a post-refractive surgery group, and a cataract group. Measurements were performed using the Optical Quality Analysis System. The main outcome ...
Simanjuntak Gilbert W S - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy and safety of a modified double extra sharp chopper for removal of hard cataracts. DESIGN: Prospective non-comparative interventional clinical study. PARTICIPANTS: Forty eyes from 25 patients with hard mature cataract grades 3-4. METHODS: The pre-modified Koch chopper was sharpened under the slit lamp to become ...
Chun Bo-Young - - 2010
PURPOSE: To study the relationship between the amount of surgical recession with magnitude and axis of induced astigmatism. METHODS: From March 2003 to April 2007, 62 patients with intermittent exotropia who had undergone unilateral or bilateral lateral rectus recession were identified retrospectively. The subjects were divided into two groups: group ...
Cochener Béatrice - - 2010
To determine the percentage of patients implanted bilaterally with ReSTOR((R)) requiring spectacles at 18 months, the patient satisfaction, and factors that predict spectacles independence. The medical and surgical data were collected from patient records. The 'Freedom from Spectacles Value Scale' (FGVS) was used to rank their experiences via telephone interview. ...
Jankov Ii Mirko R - - 2010
Corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) with riboflavin and ultraviolet-A (UVA) is a new technique of corneal tissue strengthening by using riboflavin as a photosensitizer and UVA to increase the formation of intra and interfibrillar covalent bonds by photosensitized oxidation.Keratocyte apoptosis in the anterior segment of the corneal stroma all the way ...
Emarah Ahmed M - - 2010
To compare the outcomes of clear lens extraction and collamer lens implantation in high myopia. Myopic patients younger than 40 years old with more than 12 diopters of myopia or who were not fit for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis were included. Group 1 comprised patients undergoing clear lens extraction and ...
El-Helw Mostafa A - - 2010
We undertook a prospective nonrandomized study to assess refractive outcome and patient satisfaction with hyperopic laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) using variable optical zone diameters in correction of hyperopia of more than 4.00 diopters. Fourteen adults (comprising 28 hyperopic eyes) underwent hyperopic LASIK correction for hyperopia of more than 4.00 ...
El-Helw Mostafa A - - 2010
To evaluate various phacoaspiration techniques in clear lens extraction for the incidence of intraoperative difficulties and complications. This was a prospective study in which bilateral clear lens extraction was performed on 40 eyes of 20 patients, to correct high myopia. The patients were divided into 2 groups: group A underwent ...
Oh Joo Youn - - 2010
To investigate the effect of pterygium surgery on corneal topography and contrast sensitivity. The IRB approved this prospective, nonrandomized, self-controlled study. Computerized videokeratography (Orbscan II) was performed in 36 patients with primary pterygia, both before and 1 month after pterygium excision with limbal-conjunctival autografting. The topographic parameters were compared. Spatial ...
Mutoh Tetsuya - - 2010
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the correlation between matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and chondroitin sulfate (CS) concentrations in human tear fluid following laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). Twelve eyes from six patients who had no ocular complaints except for refractive errors, and who had undergone LASIK, were ...
Mutoh Tetsuya - - 2010
We herein report the case of a 20-year-old man who underwent a photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). We measured matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) activity and chondroitin 4 sulfate and chondroitin 6 sulfate concentrations in tear fluid. Tear fluid was collected pre-operatively via microcapillary tube, and was collected postoperatively on the first and fourth ...
Findl Oliver - - 2010
Posterior capsule opacification (PCO) remains the most common long-term complication after cataract surgery. It can be treated by Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy, however this may lead to other complications and laser treatment is not available in large parts of the developing world. Therefore, many studies try to find factors influencing the ...
Orucov Faik - - 2010
To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of overnight bandage soft contact lenses applied immediately after LASIK. Bandage soft contact lenses were applied immediately following bilateral simultaneous LASIK in 161 consecutive patients. Signs and symptoms associated with contact lens wear were prospectively recorded at 1 hour, 4 hours, and the following ...
Rozema Jos J - - 2010
PURPOSE: To quantify the changes in retinal straylight that occur after laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK). METHODS: This prospective study included 86 eyes of 49 patients who were scheduled for LASEK surgery. Patients were divided into groups based on their preoperative contact lens wear habits: rigid lenses (RCL), soft lenses (SCL), ...
Kim Seong Taeck - - 2010
AIM To evaluate and compare the clinical outcomes of epi-laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) performed either on-flap or off-flap with or without 0.02% mitomycin-C (MMC) in terms of corneal haziness, pain scores and satisfaction scores. METHODS In this non-randomised comparative retrospective study, the charts of 198 patients (394 eyes) who ...
Asbell Penny A - - 2009
PURPOSE: To understand ophthalmologists' current perceptions and treatment of patients with moderate to severe dry eye syndrome (DED). METHODS: An online survey was distributed to 7,882 ophthalmologists, including 51 corneal specialists, throughout the United States from October 9 to 21, 2008. The response rate was 3.1% (n = 245), typical ...
Ing Malcolm R - - 2009
PURPOSE: There have been few reports on the binocular vision results in bilateral pseudophakic children. The author reports on the results of visual and binocular tests personally performed on patients who had the primary insertion of intraocular lenses following the removal of cataracts in their childhood. METHODS: The author visited ...
Pérez-Rico Consuelo - - 2009
To determine the effect of mitomycin C (MMC) on the corneal endothelium after primary pterygium surgery. This prospective, interventional, nonrandomized, observer-masked study included 46 consecutive patients (51 eyes) with primary pterygium. The bare sclera technique with 1-minute application of 0.02% MMC intraoperatively was used in all cases. The follow-up period ...
Asfour Wafa M - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the different complaints and presentations, such as emergency visits, after penetrating keratoplasty (PKP), ways of management, and the outcome of these visits. METHODS: This prospective study included a total of 60 consecutive emergency visits by 55 post-PKP patients at the eye clinic in King Hussein Medical Center, ...
Foroutan Alireza R - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate risk factors for and results of treatments in patients with traumatic wound dehiscence and lens extrusion after penetrating keratoplasty. METHODS: In this retrospective case series, 7 eyes (4 right eyes and 3 left eyes) of 7 patients who had traumatic wound ...
Kaiserman I - - 2009
AIMS: To compare the 1-year outcomes after half-top-hat (HTH) penetrating keratoplasty (PK) versus top-hat (TH) PK and regular PK. METHODS: We reviewed the clinical notes of 87 consecutive patients who had undergone either HTH PK (23 eyes), TH PK (36 eyes) or regular PK (35 eyes) at Toronto Western Hospital ...
Nottage Jennifer Marie - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the outcomes of consecutive patients who underwent transscleral sutured posterior chamber intraocular lens (TS PCIOL) implantation as well as patients who had combined penetrating keratoplasty (PK) and TS PCIOL. METHODS: Data from all patients who had sutured PCIOL insertion performed by the same surgeon (V.S.N.) between January ...
Javadi Mohammad Ali - - 2009
To find an effective and reliable method to correct astigmatism after deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) in patients with keratoconus. This interventional case series included 14 eyes of 14 patients with keratoconus (12 males) undergoing graft refractive surgery (GRS) for intolerable post-DALK astigmatism. The technique of GRS for the 5 ...
Petermeier Katrin - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the influence of preoperative ocular parameters on various parameters of postoperative outcome after implantation of the AcrySof ReSTOR intraocular lens (IOL) in myopic, hyperopic, and emmetropic patients. METHODS:Phacoemulsification and IOL implantation was performed in 56 eyes of 32 patients. According to axial length, 28 eyes were classified ...
Ling Shiqi - - 2009
To examine the time course of hemangiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis, inflammation after corneal alkaline burns and compare with the importance of corneal hemangiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis and inflammation in allograft rejection on alkali-burned cornea bed, respectively. Rat corneal hemangiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis were examined by whole mount immunofluorescence and double enzyme-histochemistry, and the state of ...
Maxwell W Andrew - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate functional outcomes after bilateral implantation of apodized diffractive aspheric acrylic intraocular lenses (IOLs) with a +3.0 or +4.0 diopter (D) addition (add) power. SETTING: Twelve study centers in the United States. METHODS: This randomized patient-masked parallel-group 6-month follow-up study comprised patients having bilateral cataract extraction with implantation ...
Claesson Margareta - - 2009
PURPOSE: To determine factors influencing graft survival and visual outcome 10 years after penetrating keratoplasty. METHODS: Ten-year follow-up data were obtained from a cohort of patients that represented 20% of corneal transplants in Sweden between 1996 and 1998. Multiple regression analyses (logistic and linear) were performed on graft survival and ...
Mitani Arisa - - 2009
PURPOSE: To report a case of fungal keratitis caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, which is a rare pathogen in humans. METHODS: An 80-year-old woman developed fungal keratitis after having sustained a traumatic injury during field work. The patient was initially examined by slit-lamp biomicroscopy and the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph II-Rostock Cornea ...
Cho Yang Kyeung - - 2009
To evaluate the factors that affect postoperative astigmatism and post-suture removal astigmatism, and to evaluate the risk factors associated with astigmatism axis shift. We performed a retrospective chart review of 130 eyes that had undergone uneventful phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Preoperative astigmatism was divided into four groups (Groups I, II, III, ...
Kirwan Caitriona - - 2010
AIM: To determine the efficacy and safety of keratorefractive surgery in patients with accommodative and non-accommodative strabismus in a prospective study. METHODS: Preoperative assessment included uncorrected (UCVA) and best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), manifest and cycloplegic refraction and orthoptic examination. Laser in situ keratomileusis, laser epithelial keratomileusis and Artisan phakic intraocular ...
Lundqvist Britta - - 2010
PURPOSE: To investigate the longitudinal subjective and objective visual functional results in adult cataract patients younger than 65 years at surgery. To evaluate the 10-year cumulative incidence of neodymium-yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser treatment. DESIGN: A prospective, longitudinal, population-based cohort study. METHODS: The study comprised 116 patients younger than 65 years who ...
Vuori Elisa - - 2011
Purpose:  To retrospectively evaluate the visual and refractive outcome of visually impaired adults treated with refractive surgery (photorefractive keratectomy or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis). Methods:  We searched a refractive surgery database comprising 1716 mildly visually impaired patients [best spectacle-corrected visual acuity (BSCVA) on a logMAR scale ≤ -0.1 (Snellen ≤ 0.8)] who ...
Hyon Joon Young - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the effect of cohesive and dispersive ophthalmic viscosurgical device (OVD) on intraoperative rotational stability of the intraocular lens (IOL) with single-piece hydrophobic acrylate platform. DESIGN: Prospective, comparative study. METHODS: This institutional clinical study included 60 eyes of 60 patients who underwent phacoemulsifcation. The patients were equally divided ...
Pacella Elena - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the visual, motor, and sensory outcomes of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) in the treatment of purely refractive accommodative esotropia in young adult patients. SETTING: Policlinico Umberto I, Department of Ophthalmology, Rome, Italy. METHODS: This prospective study comprised patients with hyperopia and purely accommodative hyperopic esotropia. A complete ophthalmologic ...
Todani Amit - - 2009
We report a case of late-onset epithelial ingrowth that occurred between 17 months and 20 months after an uneventful laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) enhancement. The patient denied a history of trauma or symptoms consistent with epithelial disruption. Post-LASIK treatment had included lifting the flap and scraping the epithelial cells ...
Yildiz Elvin H - - 2009
PURPOSE: This study was designed to determine the demographics of patients aged 50 years or more with a diagnosis of keratoconus, who were seen on the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital. METHODS: A retrospective chart review of all patients with the diagnosis of keratoconus was undertaken to identify demographics ...
Guerriero Silvana - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: We report ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) evidence of Descemet's membrane rupture in a patient affected by Acanthamoeba keratitis without corneal perforation. METHODS: A 38-year-old woman who was a habitual wearer of monthly disposable soft contact lens was admitted to our unit for a severe ulcerated corneal abscess. Two days after ...
Williams Theresa A - - 2009
We report a case of refractory secondary-glaucoma associated with scleritis managed successfully with Mitomycin-C augmented trabeculectomies and preoperative transscleral cyclodiode laser(TSCL). Intraocular pressures (IOPs) were uncontrolled on maximal medical therapy (70mmHgOU).Primary emergency TSCL was performed using reduced parameters whilst optimal immunosuppression was achieved. Uncomplicated elective secondary MMC-trabeculectomies (MMC 0.2mg/ml) were ...
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