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Zeng M - - 2008
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of phacoemulsification using torsional modality with different parameter settings for hard nucleus cataract extraction. A prospective, randomised clinical study. A clinical practice study conducted at the Cataract Service, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun-Yat-Sen University, and Guangzhou. One eye each from 198 consecutive patients with cataract ...
Zhivov Andrey - - 2009
PURPOSE: To perform a qualitative assessment of the topical side-effects of mitomycin C on cornea after pterygium surgery. METHODS: In-vivo confocal microscopy (Heidelberg Retina Tomograph II in combination with the Rostock Cornea Module) was performed in 10 patients with unilateral primary pterygium. Mitomycin C 0.02% was applied topically to seven ...
Suto Chikako - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the outcomes in patients with diabetic retinopathy and cataract who had panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) first and cataract surgery second in 1 eye and cataract surgery followed by PRP in the fellow eye. SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, Saiseikai Kurihashi Hospital, Saitama, Japan. METHODS: Fifty-eight eyes of 29 patients ...
Wang Qin-Mei - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the clinical outcome of on-flap and off-flap epi-LASIK for moderate to high myopia. METHODS: This prospective, observer-masked, randomized study included 62 eyes of 31 patients with myopia who underwent off-flap epi-LASIK (epikeratome; Moria, Antony, France) in one eye (off-flap group) and on-flap epi-LASIK in the contralateral eye ...
Busin Massimo - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate a new surgical approach for the treatment of pellucid marginal corneal degeneration (PMCD). METHODS: Prospective, noncomparative, interventional case series. Ten eyes of 10 consecutive patients were included in the series. Inclusion criteria were a clinical diagnosis of PMCD, topographic astigmatism >10 D, and contact lens intolerance. The ...
Kaya Vedat - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the corneal topographic characteristics of first-degree relatives of patients with keratoconus with corneal topography to determine the incidence of clinical keratoconus and topographic abnormalities. METHODS: Between February and August 2006, Orbscan II analysis was done in 144 eyes of 72 cases who were first-degree relatives of patients ...
Kymionis George D - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the refractive outcomes after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for low to moderate myopic corrections using 2 excimer lasers with different repetition rates (200 Hz and 400 Hz). SETTING: University refractive surgery center. METHODS: This retrospective study included all consecutive patients who underwent PRK using the 200 Hz or ...
Chang David F - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare clinical outcomes, functional vision, and spectacle freedom in patients 70 years or younger with bilateral ReSTOR (Alcon Laboratories) or ReZoom (Advanced Medical Optics) intraocular lenses (IOLs). SETTING: Private practice, Los Altos, California, USA. METHODS: Thirty patients had nonrandomized bilateral implantation of a ReZoom or ReSTOR multifocal IOL. ...
Ghanem Vinícius C - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare corneal reepithelialization, pain scores, ocular discomfort, and tear production after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and butterfly laser epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK). METHODS: This prospective, randomized, double-masked study comprised 102 eyes of 51 patients who underwent laser refractive surgery. Each patient was randomized to have one eye operated on with ...
Yang Peizeng - - 2010
To quantitatively evaluate aqueous flare and cells in patients with Behcet's disease. This study included 30 Behcet's patients (52 eyes) with active uveitis. The patients were treated with immunosuppressive agents. Aqueous flare and cells were quantified using the laser flare-cell photometry before treatment and 1 and 2 months after treatment. ...
Garweg J G - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Secondary intraocular lens (IOL) implantation is exposed to an increased risk of complications, including endophthalmitis and retinal detachment. The present analysis compares the outcomes and complications experienced in our own series of patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed a consecutive series of secondary posterior chamber IOL implantations performed ...
Kang S - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare the clinical results of heparin surface modified (HSM) hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens (IOL) with those of hydrophobic acrylic IOL. METHODS: One hundred patients with cataract were randomized to receive one of acrylic foldable IOLs after phacoemulsification: HSM hydrophilic acrylic IOL (n=50) BioVue3 (BioVue, OII, Ontario, CA, USA) ...
Hsu Hugo Y - - 2008
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: A staged, automated lamellar keratoplasty technique in patients with anterior corneal stromal dystrophy is described. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective review of the surgical records at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute from January 1999 to December 2003 was performed involving the above technique for anterior corneal dystrophies. ...
Yu Jing - - 2008
PURPOSE: To investigate patient satisfaction and visual symptoms after wavefront-guided LASIK. METHODS: A prospective, randomized, double-masked, controlled study comprised 200 eyes of 100 young patients who underwent LASIK for myopia and astigmatism. Patients were randomly divided into two different treatment groups: standard ablation using wavefront-optimized profiles (wavefront-optimized group) and aberration ...
Samimi David B - - 2008
PURPOSE: To report recalcitrant unilateral epithelial ingrowth in two patients with ipsilateral weak eyelid closure. METHODS: Two patients with weak eyelid closure who underwent simultaneous, uncomplicated LASIK developed unilateral epithelial ingrowth. RESULTS: Eight months postoperatively, one patient presented with right-sided epithelial ingrowth. One month after removal, more extensive epithelial ingrowth ...
Price Marianne O - - 2008
PURPOSE: To determine whether eye bank predissected corneal grafts provide outcomes comparable to surgeon-dissected grafts for Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). DESIGN: Randomized, prospective, double-masked clinical trial. METHODS: Twenty pairs of donor corneas were harvested. One cornea from each pair was randomized to be precut at an eye bank ...
Kaiserman Igor - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare a new insertion method using a suture with the standard forceps-assisted insertion of the lamellar corneal graft in Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). DESIGN: Interventional, comparative case series. METHODS: DSAEK was performed on 28 consecutive eyes of 28 patients (mean age +/- standard deviation, 72.5 +/- ...
Murray Ian J - - 2008
PURPOSE: To measure losses in contrast sensitivity at different orientations of grating stimuli in refractive surgery patients and show the importance of orientation when higher-order aberrations (HOAs) are altered. SETTING: Manchester Centre for Vision, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom. METHODS: Contrast sensitivity for sine-wave gratings of 12 cycles ...
Kim Jin-Hyoung - - 2008
BACKGROUND: This study measured the capsular bag diameter (CBD) of Asian eyes using a modified capsular measuring ring (CMR) after cataract surgery, and identified preoperative predictive factors for postoperative CBD and the change of capsular bag diameter after surgery. METHODS: This prospective study followed 25 eyes undergoing cataract surgery inserted ...
Utz Virginia Miraldi - - 2008
PURPOSE: To illustrate the challenges associated with a misaligned free flap (cap) and to report the outcome of applying wavefront-guided customized photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) followed by conventional PRK ablation to correct residual refractive error and aberrations after LASIK free cap complications. METHODS: The clinical course and surgical interventions of two ...
Caldwell Matthew - - 2008
To assess the effects of nepafenac on corneal epithelial healing time and pain control compared to placebo in patients undergoing photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) surgery. This randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled, single-site study included 66 adults (132 eyes) undergoing bilateral PRK surgery. Patients received 1 drop three times daily of nepafenac 0.1% in ...
Kohnen Thomas - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To compare the difference in posterior capsular opacification (PCO) between highly refractive silicone and hydrophobic acrylic foldable intraocular lenses (IOLs) with sharp and round edge designs 3 years after in-the-bag IOL implantation in subjects undergoing bilateral cataract surgery. DESIGN: Open-label, prospective, randomized, multicenter clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS: Two hundred and ...
Tzelikis Patrick F - - 2008
PURPOSE: To determine whether implantation of an intraocular lens (IOL) with a modified anterior aspheric surface results in reduced spherical aberration and improved contrast sensitivity after cataract surgery. DESIGN: Prospective, comparative, interventional case series. METHODS: In an intraindividual randomized prospective study of 25 patients with bilateral cataract, an IOL with ...
Kim Chang Sik - - 2008
PURPOSE: To determine the effect of Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) implantation on corneal endothelial cells. METHODS: Ahmed glaucoma valves were implanted in 30 eyes of 30 patients with refractory glaucoma. Corneal endothelial cell density and shape was prospectively evaluated in both the subject and fellow eyes of each patient. Corneal ...
Ricci B - - 2008
PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to describe bilateral penetrating keratoplasty (PK) in a newborn and to analyze the data of PKs performed in Italy during the 5-year period 1999-2003 in children under 4 years of age. METHODS: A male newborn had PK at age 3 months and 5 ...
Gunenc Uzeyir - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare visual performance of the refractive Array SA40N and the diffractive CeeOn 811E multifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs) and to evaluate the potential benefits of combining both multifocal IOLs in the same patient. METHODS: Two groups of cataract patients were unilaterally implanted with either the CeeOn diffractive (n = ...
Blaylock John F - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate vision and quality of life and explore the correlation between vision and change of quality of life after bilateral refractive lens exchange of the Acrysof SA60D3 ReSTOR multifocal intraocular lens (IOL) for correction of ametropia in presbyopic populations. METHODS: Pre- and postoperatively, the National Eye Institute Refractive ...
Astle William F - - 2008
PURPOSE: To assess the long-term refractive, visual acuity, binocular vision, and quality-of-life outcomes of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK) in children. SETTING: Non-hospital surgical facility with follow-up in a hospital clinical setting. METHODS: In this retrospective review, 56 eyes of 39 patients had PRK or LASEK under ...
Bansal Shveta - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The ability to perform biometry accurately on a dilated pupil can greatly facilitate the efficiency of a cataract service as it can be done on the day of surgery. The purpose of this study was to assess the repeatability of axial length (AL) calculations in undilated pupils and measure ...
Secchi A G - - 2008
PURPOSE: Cataract surgery in exudative uveitis is often followed by severe complications (pupillary seclusion/occlusion, dense posterior capsule/anterior vitreous opacification, cystoid macular edema following repeat YAG laser procedures) which often drastically limit functional recovery. Total removal of cataract, anterior vitrectomy, and scleral fixation of a posterior chamber (PC) intraocular lens (IOL) ...
Mallmann Felipe - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate outcome and complications in LASIK with reprocessed blades. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of patients' charts submitted to complete custom LASIK from January 2004 to June 2005. Inclusion criteria comprised surgical description of blade use and minimum follow-up of 1 month. The blade was reprocessed following a clinic protocol, ...
Khanal Santosh - - 2008
PURPOSE: To identify any changes in corneal sensitivity and tear physiology after phacoemulsification and to evaluate the effectiveness of the use of ophthalmic lubricants. METHODS: The design of the study was longitudinal, parallel, randomised and double masked. Eighteen patients (average age 70.83 +/- 10.66 years, 7 males and 11 females) ...
Gungor Inci - - 2008
PURPOSE: To report the use of a custom-designed, fluid-ventilated, gas-permeable scleral lens in the treatment of patients under 13 years of age. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of all patients under 13 years of age who were fitted with the Boston Scleral Lens at the Boston Foundation for ...
Ghosh Sudipta - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare systemic vs topical acyclovir therapy for the prevention of recurrence of herpetic keratitis following penetrating keratoplasty (PK). DESIGN: A retrospective observational study. METHODS: Patients who underwent PK for herpetic eye disease (HED) and prophylactically received acyclovir therapy postoperatively, either systemically (26 eyes) or topically (29 eyes), were ...
Hanada Kazuomi - - 2008
PURPOSE: To report the clinical results, postoperative progress, and complications after therapeutic keratoplasty for corneal perforation. METHODS: Twenty consecutive eyes (20 patients) that underwent therapeutic keratoplasty between December 2003 and May 2006 were included. The eyes were evaluated retrospectively for the cause of the corneal perforation, the type of surgical ...
Heidemann David G - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate and compare 1-year postoperative visual acuity, refractive results, endothelial cell density (ECD), and complications in a consecutive group of patients who underwent deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty (DLEK) with those who underwent penetrating keratoplasty (PK) performed by 1 surgeon. METHODS: We prospectively analyzed results of 20 consecutive patients ...
Jaycock Philip D - - 2008
PURPOSE: To investigate whether use of same-size donor and recipient trephines reduced myopia after penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. PARTICIPANTS: Eight hundred seventy-eight first grafts for keratoconus were reported to UK Transplant between April 1999 and December 2003. There were 234 and 644 grafts in the same-size ...
Pavan-Langston Deborah - - 2008
TOPIC: The successful use of the Boston keratoprosthesis in a severely inflamed ulcer in herpes zoster neurotrophic keratopathy. CLINICAL RELEVANCE: Approximately 10% to 20% of patients with herpes zoster will develop herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO). Antiviral medication forms the foundation of pharmacologic treatment for acute herpes zoster, but management of ...
Yilmaz Safiye - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate effects of different pterygium surgeries on corneal topography. METHODS: Pre- and postoperative computerized videokeratography was performed on 120 eyes of 115 patients undergoing pterygium removal. Four techniques were used: bare sclera, excision with mitomycin C, limbal-conjunctival autograft, and conjunctival autograft. Corneal spherical power, topographical astigmatism, pre- and ...
Fournié Pierre R - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are present long-term in human corneas after successful laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). METHODS: Eighteen postmortem corneas from 10 patients with postoperative intervals of 2 to 8 years after LASIK surgery and 4 normal control corneas from 2 patients were collected from US ...
Falkner-Radler Christiane I - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of the blue light-filter intraocular lenses (IOLs) in vitrectomy combined with cataract surgery, focusing on the surgeon's ability to perform specific vitreoretinal procedures and on the patients' outcome. DESIGN: Randomized clinical trial. METHODS: Sixty patients, recruited from our outpatient department, were assigned randomly to receive ...
Lam Helene Y - - 2008
To evaluate the early postoperative change in astigmatism in pediatric patients having cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation using sutured temporal clear corneal incision. A retrospective chart review was performed on all pediatric patients who underwent clear corneal cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation between 12/01/2005 and 11/30/2006. A total ...
Guha Sujata - - 2008
PURPOSE: In the presence of both strabismus and cataract, it is always a dilemma whether to manage them separately or together. In this paper, the authors evaluate the results of combined strabismus and cataract surgery. METHODS: The records of 50 patients were reviewed retrospectively. They were divided into two groups: ...
Park Sang Woo - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the characteristics of astigmatism in epiblepharon and postoperative astigmatic changes in children. METHODS: The authors undertook a retrospective chart review of 56 patients who underwent an epiblepharon operation. Preoperative astigmatism was compared with postoperative astigmatism according to age at surgery, the presence of amblyopia, and unilateral epiblepharon. ...
Berdeaux Gilles - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Restoration of functional distance and near vision independently of additional correction remains a goal for cataract surgery. ReSTOR, a new multi-focal intraocular lens (IOL) addresses this issue with an improvement in both distance and near vision, often without need for glasses. This analysis attempted to discuss the patient-reported benefit ...
Richard Jérôme - - 2008
PURPOSE: To compare in vivo corneal endothelial cell loss (ECL) after fluid-based versus ultrasound phacoemulsification. METHODS: In this prospective randomized study, 2 groups of 21 patients underwent phacoemulsification with ultrasound (group 1) or a fluid-based system (group 2). A "divide and conquer" method with capsular bag lens implantation was performed. ...
Wang Louis - - 2008
Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome is a debilitating condition for which there are many treatment options with varying rates of success. One treatment of interest in recent years is the combination of oral doxycycline and topical corticosteroids, both of which have been shown to inhibit key metalloproteinases important to disease pathogenesis. ...
Macsai Marian Sue - - 2008
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses are widely available. Residual ametropia is one of the most common issues that can result in patient dissatisfaction. Options for correcting refractive surprises include piggyback intraocular lens implantation, corneal incisional surgery and laser correction. Excimer laser surgery is a safe and predictable method to ...
Bar-Sela S M - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate the use of 10/0 polyester (Mersilene) sutures for closure of small corneal incision after congenital cataract surgery. METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 58 cases (42 patients) who underwent congenital cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation between 1999 and 2004, using Mersilene sutures. An ...
Raiyawa Supaluk - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Intra-ocular lens (IOLs) is the most commonly use organ substitute worldwide. Question of different type of IOLs which would offer different post operative visual acuity (VA) has been asked. OBJECTIVES: To compare the pre-operative and post operative visual acuity (VA) of cataract patients operated-patient and the use of non ...
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