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Hugkulstone Charles E - - 2010
To audit the surgical and postoperative complications and the visual outcomes of standing phacoemulsification and compare these with the results of conventional seated phacoemulsification. District general hospital, Sidcup, England. Prospective comparative case series. This prospective audit comprised consecutive patients having standing phacoemulsification; a control group was drawn from all conventional ...
Caca Ihsan - - 2011
To evaluate the outcomes of posterior chamber lens implantation with scleral fixation (SF-PCIOL) in children with traumatic cataract. Twenty-four eyes of 24 cases were included. All patients had corneal or corneoscleral lacerations that were primarily repaired. Traumatic cataract subsequently developed and SF-PCIOL was performed due to insufficient posterior capsule support. ...
Ziakas Nikolaos G - - 2010
The aim of the study was to evaluate long-term results of autologous serum treatment for recurrent corneal erosions. In this prospective single-centre study, 33 eyes of 33 patients (21 male and 12 female) were treated with autologous serum eye drops for recurrent corneal erosions. Mean age of the patients was ...
Hoyer A - - 2010
Since 1998 collagen cross-linking is used for patients with progressive keratoconus. Today it can almost be considered as the standard therapy. Patients with progressive keratoconus and minimal corneal thickness of 400 µm have been cross-linked within a study - (EK 310 499) approved by the ethical committee since 1998. An ...
Gemma Marco - - 2010
To compare the incidence and type of anesthesiologist intervention during cataract surgery under peribulbar (PA) or topical (TLA) anesthesia in a day-surgery monitored anesthesia care setting (monitoring provided by nurses with the anesthesiologist available on an on-call basis). From a prospective database of all phacoemulsifications performed in our hospital (January ...
Cazabon Sunildath - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the refractive and visual outcomes of combined penetrating keratoplasty and cataract surgery (triple procedure) with those of sequential surgery (penetrating keratoplasty followed by secondary cataract extraction and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation). METHODS: Forty-six consecutive patients undergoing triple procedure or sequential surgery performed by two surgeons were ...
He Xiaoyin - - 2010
PURPOSE: To determine the changes in corneal properties induced by riboflavin-ultraviolet A (UVA) irradiation using a noninvasive ultrasound (US) method in a porcine eye model. SETTING: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. METHODS: Fresh porcine globes acquired within 24 hours postmortem were divided into equal groups. ...
Khurana Saurbhi - - 2010
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of olopatadine with fluorometholone in contact lens-induced mild to moderate papillary conjunctivitis. METHODS: A randomized, double-masked study was conducted. Eighty-five (n = 170 eyes) soft contact lens users with mild to moderate papillary conjunctivitis were enrolled. Patients were randomly ...
Cummings Arthur B - - 2010
To explore the efficacy, safety, and predictability of topography-guided laser epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK) and LASIK treatments using the ALLEGRO Oculyzer (rotating Scheimpflug image-based) as compared to the ALLEGRO Topolyzer (Placido disk-based) platform (WaveLight AG). In this retrospective, non-comparative case series, 72 eyes were treated using Oculyzer data and 71 eyes ...
Javadi Mohammad Ali - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) using the big-bubble technique to manage keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). SETTING: Ophthalmology Department and Ophthalmic Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. METHODS: In this interventional case series, preoperative and postoperative data of ...
Hossain M M - - 2010
Cataract is the leading cause of blindness throughout the world. This prospective study was conducted in the department of ophthalmology, Mymensingh Medical college Hospital. Patients of both sexes of 45 to 70 years of age range admitted for cataract surgery were selected for this study. Patients were randomly selected during ...
Pineda Roberto - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To assess the economic value of improved uncorrected visual acuity among patients with cataract and preexisting astigmatism treated with toric intraocular lenses (IOLs) compared with conventional monofocal IOLs. METHODS: We developed a decision analytic model of hypothetical patients with preexisting astigmatism. We examined costs and outcomes among patients 65 ...
Belliappa Sonia - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To examine seven cases of contact lens-related Fusarium keratitis that resulted in therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty, to investigate which factors were associated with favorable versus poor graft outcome in this population. METHODS: Seven patients who underwent corneal transplant after contact lens-related, culture-proven Fusarium keratitis were identified through a retrospective chart ...
Pérez-Santonja Juan J - - 2010
To evaluate the effects of topically applied bevacizumab and sunitinib on experimentally induced corneal neovascularization. Experimental animal study. Thirty-six New Zealand rabbits were involved. One eye per rabbit was used. Corneal neovascularization was induced by placing 5 silk sutures in the upper cornea. Rabbits were randomized to 1 of 3 ...
Lucena David R - - 2011
To compare two intraocular irrigating solutions, Balanced Salt Solution Plus (BSS Plus) versus Lactated Ringer's (Ringer), for the preservation of corneal integrity after phacoemulsification. 110 patients undergoing phacoemulsification were randomised to either BSS Plus (n=55) or Ringer (n=55) as the irrigating solution. Patients were examined at baseline and at 1, ...
Park Kyung-Ah - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate changes in the spherical equivalent (SE) refractive error and astigmatism in Korean patients with accommodative esotropia. DESIGN: Retrospective cases series. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 111 patients with accommodative esotropia who received at least 2 years of follow-up after receiving prescription spectacles. METHODS: Patients were divided into groups ...
Kim Kyeong Hwan - - 2010
To evaluate the amount of intraocular lens (IOL) decentration and refractive changes after cataract surgery using posterior continuous curvilinear capsulorrhexis (PCCC). Prospective comparative case series. We included 86 eyes of 77 patients who had cataract surgery using PCCC (the PCCC group), and 79 eyes of 68 patients treated without PCCC ...
Bai Tao - - 2010
To compare the short-term effects of preserved and unpreserved topical levofloxacin on the ocular surface of preoperative patients with age-related cataracts. This was a prospective, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group study. Patients who were going to undergo cataract surgery received either preserved topical levofloxacin (with 0.01% benzododecinium bromide [BOB]) or unpreserved topical ...
Cheng Jin Fong - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Infantile haemangiomas are the commonest tumours of the orbit in children. Treatment is usually expectant, unless they are visually threatening. Although steroids, other pharmacological and surgical treatment modalities have their place, there are risks involved. A previous case series reported the successful use of propranolol for infantile haemangioma. The ...
de Benito-Llopis Laura - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the visual and refractive results and the incidence of complications after laser subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK) enhancement using mitomycin C (MMC) after a previous LASEK procedure with MMC. DESIGN: Retrospective, noncomparative, interventional case series. METHODS: Setting was Vissum Santa Hortensia, Madrid, Spain. We performed a retrospective study of ...
Prakash Gaurav - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the visual outcomes, predictability, and planarity of four types of 60-kHz femtosecond laser-assisted LASIK flaps: 90, 100, 110, and 120 microm. METHODS: This randomized, prospective, interventional, comparative trial was performed at a tertiary care facility. Two hundred forty eyes with a calculated residual bed thickness >300 microm ...
Ayoubi Mohammad Ghassan - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare visual outcomes, complications, and patient satisfaction after femtosecond laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and conductive keratoplasty (CK). SETTING: Private laser clinics, Reading and Southampton, United Kingdom. METHODS: In this retrospective consecutive single-surgeon comparative study, presbyopic emmetropia was treated with femtosecond LASIK or CK to achieve monovision by ...
Elderkin Saba J - - 2011
To report the successful treatment of two patients who developed flap necrosis preceded by recurrent epithelial ingrowth and interface fluid syndrome after LASIK. Patient 1 was treated with epithelial debridement and flap suturing. Patient 2 was initially treated with epithelial debridement and flap suturing, but developed recurrent epithelial ingrowth in ...
Cordeiro Barbosa Manuela M V - - 2010
To investigate the pachymetric changes of collagen cross-linking in corneas with edema because of endothelial dysfunction. Interventional case series included 25 eyes of 25 consecutive patients with corneal edema for at least 4 months related to Fuchs endothelial dystrophy, corneal graft failure, and postoperative bullous keratopathy. Central corneal thickness was ...
Huerva Valentín - - 2010
PURPOSE: To demonstrate the effectiveness of Rituximab in the management of peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK) associated with Wegener granulomatosis (WG). METHODS: A 50-year-old female with WG, confirmed by skin biopsy and positive anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies 3 years prior, was presented with a corneoscleral granulomatous mass that affected the superior limbus ...
de la Paz María Fideliz - - 2010
PURPOSE: To analyze the refractive, topographic, keratometric changes and the histopathologic findings after wedge resection to correct high astigmatism after penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective study was done analyzing the following parameters preoperatively and at 1, 3, and 5 years postoperatively: uncorrected visual acuity, best-corrected visual ...
Kubaloglu Anil - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the outcomes of implantation of 2 models of intrastromal corneal ring segments (ICRS) to manage keratoconus. SETTING: Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. METHODS: This study evaluated eyes with keratoconus that had implantation of Keraring ICRS (Group A) or Intacs ICRS (Group B). The corneal tunnels ...
Novak Kenneth D - - 2010
PURPOSE: To describe the technique of Nd:YAG photodestruction of a presumed Toxocara canis corneal larval migrans and to report the unique clinical combination of a corneal nematode and diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis (DUSN). METHODS: Clinical case report. RESULTS: A 63-year-old white male presented with idiopathic neuroretinitis treated empirically with systemic ...
Alió Jorge L - - 2010
PURPOSE: To determine the factors affecting corneal biomechanics using biomechanical waveform analysis after microincision cataract surgery (MICS) and standard coaxial phacoemulsification with different incision sizes. SETTING: Vissum-Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Alicante, Spain. METHODS: This prospective nonrandomized study comprised eyes with significant cataract that had MICS (sub-1.8 mm incision) or coaxial ...
Weller K K - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty (PLK) is a reasonable alternative to penetrating keratoplasty (PK) for pathological changes of the corneal endothelium. The lamellar preparation of the donor tissue can be done in an automated fashion with a microkeratome, Descemet Stripping Automated Keratoplasty (DSAEK) or manually, Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK). Here, ...
Dumbleton Kathryn - - 2010
PURPOSE: Silicone hydrogel (SH) lenses are usually replaced after 2 weeks (2W) or 1 month (1M); however, many patients do not comply with the manufacturers' recommended replacement frequency (MRRF). The purpose of this analysis was to investigate the effect of compliance with MRRF on comfort and vision in SH wearers. ...
Symes Richard J - - 2010
To describe the use of subconjunctival bevacizumab (Avastin) as an adjunctive treatment in a vascularized cornea at the time of lamellar keratoplasty to reduce the risk of graft rejection. After a significant ocular high-velocity thermal injury, a patient developed extensive corneal scarring and a traumatic cataract. To improve vision, a ...
Kim Jae-Hyung - - 2010
To compare early postoperative pain and visual outcomes after epipolis-laser in situ keratomileusis (epi-LASIK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) in the treatment of myopia. A retrospective chart review was designed and included 49 eyes in 30 patients who underwent epi-LASIK and 54 eyes in 29 patients who underwent PRK. During the ...
Rajak Saul N - - 2010
Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness. Conjunctival Chlamydia trachomatis infection causes scarring, entropion, trichiasis, and blinding corneal opacification. Worldwide, there are 8 million people with trichiasis. Although trichiasis surgery can reduce the risk of blindness, retrospective data suggest that long-term recurrence rates may be high. A 4-year prospective ...
Goldstone Robert N - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare ocular higher order aberrations induced by corneal refractive therapy (CRT, Paragon Vision) to those produced by LASIK for patients with comparable levels of myopia. METHODS: A retrospective chart review of 11 patients who used CRT lenses and 12 patients who underwent LASIK for correction of low to ...
Alfonso Jos? F - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate efficacy, safety, and predictability after refractive lens exchange (RLE) in patients who had implantation of asymmetric Acri.Twin bifocal diffractive intraocular lenses. METHODS: The study comprised 130 eyes of 65 consecutive patients after RLE who had bilateral implantation of the Acri.Twin system. Eyes were divided into myopic and ...
Park Sung Chul - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate binocular function (BF) and changes in axial length (AL) bilaterally in pseudophakic eyes of children after lensectomy and scleral fixation of an intraocular lens (IOL) for nontraumatic ectopia lentis. METHODS: In 15 children who had undergone bilateral lensectomy and scleral fixation of an IOL for nontraumatic ectopia ...
Lorente-Velázquez Amalia - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To compare intraocular straylight and contrast sensitivity determined before and 15 days and 6 months after laser keratomileusis. METHODS: A single-centre, prospective, longitudinal randomized trial was performed on 20 subjects undergoing refractive surgery. In each subject, best spectacle-corrected visual acuity (BSCVA) and straylight and contrast sensitivity were determined preoperatively ...
Packer Mark - - 2010
PURPOSE: To determine whether the use of intraoperative wavefront aberrometry reduces the frequency of postoperative laser enhancements over the rate in cases in which aberrometry was not used. SETTING: Private surgical center and private practice, Eugene, Oregon, USA. METHODS: This was a retrospective case-control chart review of patients who chose ...
Lin Chung-Tien - - 2010
To compare the effects of early, mid, and late subconjunctival injection of bevacizumab on corneal neovascularization (NV) and conjunctivalization in a rabbit limbal insufficiency model. Limbal insufficiency was created surgically, and subconjunctival injections of 2.5 mg bevacizumab twice weekly for 1 month were started immediately (early group), 1 week (mid ...
Ing Malcolm R - - 2011
The author reports the results of visual and binocular tests performed on patients who had primary insertion of intraocular lenses following the removal of cataracts in their childhood. Monocular and binocular tests were performed on 21 patients using the same equipment for sensory testing for binocularity on all patients before ...
Ahmed M S - - 2010
To evaluate the use of 5% povidone-iodine drop with subconjunctival injection of dexamethasone and gentamicin combination at the completion of phacoemulsification cataract surgery. This prospective randomized study was conducted at the department of Ophthalmology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh during the period of July, 2005 to June ...
Perez-Balbuena Ana Lilia - - 2010
To report successful therapy with gatifloxacin 0.3% ophthalmic solution (Zymar) in a patient with atypical mycobacterium keratitis after penetrating keratoplasty. A 58-year-old patient was referred for evaluation of microbial keratitis after penetrating keratoplasty. Clinical examination of the patient revealed an infiltrate at the inferior graft-host junction with a satellite lesion ...
Quintana Jose M - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: As the demand for cataract surgery grows, patients in some health care systems are assigned to a waiting list. Several explicit priority tools have been developed. We compared 3 of these: the IRYSS-Cataract Priority Score (ICPS), Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research cataract priority system (CCPS), and ...
Goldich Yakov - - 2010
To assess the possible damage to ocular tissues during treatment of keratoconus with UV-A-riboflavin corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL). Single center, prospective, interventional study. Fourteen eyes of 14 patients aged 28.2 ± 5.9 (mean ± SD) years with progressive keratoconus were treated with UV-A-riboflavin CXL. Corneal endothelium was assessed with the ...
Javadi Mohammad Ali - - 2010
To compare deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) using the big-bubble technique to penetrating keratoplasty (PK) in patients with keratoconus. In this clinical trial, patients with moderate to advanced keratoconus with poor spectacle-corrected visual acuity and intolerant to contact lens wear were enrolled. DALK was performed using the big-bubble technique, and ...
Vasavada Abhay R - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the effects of fluidic parameters on the central corneal thickness (CCT), corneal endothelium, and anterior segment inflammation after phacoemulsification with longitudinal ultrasound. SETTING: Iladevi Cataract & IOL Research Center, Ahmedabad, India. METHODS: In this prospective randomized patient- and examiner-masked study, consecutive patients with age-related cataract were randomly ...
Yoon Kyung-Chul - - 2010
To report a case of recurrent herpes simplex keratitis after verteporfin photodynamic therapy for corneal neovascularization. A 69-year-old man who had lipid keratopathy with corneal neovascularization secondary to herpes simplex keratitis in the right eye and who was treated with topical steroid received photodynamic therapy with verteporfin. Six neovascular areas ...
Yavuz Sule - - 2011
The objective of the study is to investigate the effect of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on subjective and objective parameters of dry eye in patients with primary Sjogren's disease and to evaluate the association of tear fluid B-cell activating factor (BAFF) level with the response. Thirty-two patients with primary Sjogren's disease were ...
Ang Ghee Soon - - 2012
Purpose:  To assess the postoperative stability of three-piece intraocular lens (IOL) implants using ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM). Methods:  This is a prospective observational cohort case series. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) assessment, slit lamp examination, refraction and UBM evaluation were performed preoperatively and at 1, 6, 12, 18 and 24 months postoperatively. The ...
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