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Gorovoy Mark S - - 2010
To report the clinical and histological findings of a single patient who developed late epithelial downgrowth of donor origin after Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). A 70-year-old woman underwent uneventful DSAEK for Fuchs dystrophy in the right eye. The donor had a thickened graft edge for 2 clock hours ...
Khan Yasin A - - 2011
To present the first 3 cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK), unresponsive to medical treatment, that were successfully treated with a novel adjunctive therapy using ultraviolet light A (UVA) and riboflavin (B2). Interventional case series. Two patients with confirmed AK and 1 patient with presumptive AK, which were all refractive to ...
Knappe Steffi - - 2011
Purpose: Keratoconus is a predominantly bilateral form of corneal degeneration that is associated with central thinning and cone-shaped bulging of the cornea usually accompanied by a progressive reduction in visual acuity. A recent therapeutic option is cross-linking, a procedure designed to prevent the progression of keratoconus by the photochemical cross-linkage ...
Chatziralli Irini P - - 2011
Background/Aims: To evaluate the benefit of adding a nonsteroid agent to an antibiotic/steroid combination after uneventful phacoemulsification, adopting a weekly follow-up, to gain insight into the optimal duration of postoperative treatment and to examine whether risk factors for inflammation exist. Methods: Patients were randomized to (i) tobramycin 0.3%-dexamethasone 0.1%, 1 ...
Cheng Yanny Y Y - - 2011
To compare endothelial cell (EC) loss, visual and refractive outcomes, and complications after deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) and penetrating keratoplasty (PK). Randomized, multicenter clinical trial. Fifty-six eyes of 56 patients with a corneal stromal pathology not affecting the endothelium were randomized to DALK or PK. The DALK procedure was ...
Trastman-Caruso Elyse - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare iris cross-sectional area and thickness in the accommodated and unaccommodated states in controls versus patients with pigment dispersion syndrome (PDS) and to quantify short-term response of the iris to accommodation. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Thirty-three patients with PDS and 17 control subjects were examined with ultrasound biomicroscopy. A ...
Albright Roger A - - 2010
To evaluate the incidence of microbial keratitis associated with the use of the Menicon Z rigid gas-permeable (RGP) contact lenses (CLs) for up to 30 days continuous wear (CW). For this study, CW was defined as wearing CLs in an extended-wear modality with an average wearing time of 22 days ...
Chawla Bhavna - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the efficacy and safety of phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) and amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) for symptomatic relief in painful bullous keratopathy. METHODS: Twenty-five eyes of 25 patients with symptomatic bullous keratopathy and poor visual potential were randomized into 2 groups. In the PTK group (n = 13) after ...
Patwardhan Sourabh D - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of passive removal of silicone oil with 23-gauge (G) transconjunctival sutureless system. METHODS: This is a single-center, prospective, interventional, randomized control study. Forty eyes of 40 patients were enrolled in this study and randomized into 2 groups. Group 1 (n = 20) patients ...
Bonci Paolo - - 2010
PURPOSE: This was a pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of a new surgical technique of descemetic anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) with the help of enzymatic hyaluronidase solution. METHODS: We selected 10 patients, 6 male and 4 female, with surgical keratoconus, with a mean age of 45+/-16 years (range 29-61), ...
Mittal Vikas - - 2010
A 44-year-old man presented 28 days after cataract surgery (phacoemulsification) in right eye with multiple pinpoint infiltrates in posterior stroma at cataract surgery wound site. Visual acuity was 20/60. Corneal scraping from the floor of the corneal tunnel revealed fungus which was later identified to be Aspergillus flavus. The patient ...
Tu Elmer Y EY Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA. - - 2010
To describe the treatment of chronic stromal Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) with oral voriconazole monotherapy. All cases of chronic stromal AK recalcitrant to traditional therapy subsequently treated with systemic voriconazole seen at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary between June 2003 and July 2009 were reviewed for clinical presentation, ...
Gupta Noopur - - 2011
Aim To compare the predictive outcome of ocular burns using two different prognostic classification systems, that is, Dua and Roper Hall classification. Patients and methods In a prospective, randomised, controlled clinical trial, the extent of acute ocular burns in 100 patients was graded by Roper Hall and Dua classifications. Patients ...
Tai Ming-Cheng - - 2010
To quantify angle changes after phacoemulsification extracapsular cataract extraction using Fourier-domain anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT). Department of Ophthalmology, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan. Case series. Fourier-domain AS-OCT examinations were performed in patients between 15 and 91 years of age 1 week before and 1 week ...
Liu Xuan - - 2010
Ophthalmic gel has been developed to increase the drug concentration in aqueous humor and to retard the loss of drug from the conjunctival sac. The research was to compare the drug concentration in aqueous humor of cataract patients administered 0.3% gatifloxacin ophthalmic gel with that in patients administered 0.3% gatifloxacin ...
Mesci Cem - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the visual performance of patients with unilateral cataract following implantation of monofocal, accommodating, refractive, and diffractive multifocal intraocular lenses (IOL). DESIGN: Prospective nonrandomized clinical trial. METHODS: Eighty-seven patients with unilateral cataract were enrolled in 4 groups for phacoemulsification and IOL implantation. Twenty-four patients had monofocal (Alcon Acrysof) ...
Ahmed Kamran A - - 2010
PURPOSE: To determine relationships between vision, forward scatter, and total corneal and graft thicknesses after Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK). DESIGN: Prospective, cohort study. METHODS: Forty-four eyes with Fuchs endothelial dystrophy were examined before and at 1, 3, 6, and 12 months after DSEK; all eyes were pseudophakic after surgery. ...
Dave Hreem - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To compare the incidence of adverse events and visual outcomes and to compare the economic costs of sequential vs simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery for infants with congenital cataracts. METHODS: Retrospective review of simultaneous vs sequential bilateral cataract surgery for infants with congenital cataracts who underwent cataract surgery when 6 ...
Salgado J P - - 2011
To evaluate the effect of corneal collagen crosslinking with riboflavin and UV-A as a treatment option for postlaser in situ keratomileusis keratectasia. Crosslinking was carried out in 22 eyes of 15 patients with iatrogenic keratectasia. Follow-up, according to a standardised protocol (uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA), best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), slit-lamp ...
Kim Jae-Hyung - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare early postoperative pain and visual outcomes after conventional epithelial laser in situ keratomileusis and lamellar epithelial debridement (LED) procedures used to treat myopia. METHODS: Prospective bilateral comparison between conventional epithelial laser in situ keratomileusis, in which the epithelial flap was repositioned, and LED, in which the epithelial ...
Kissner Anja - - 2010
PURPOSE: To examine the biomechanical effect and the UVA-absorption of a riboflavin/UVA cross-linking method, which suggests leaving the epithelium intact and applying benzalkonium chloride (BAC) on rabbits' corneas. METHODS: In total, 32 eyes from 16 rabbits were divided into 4 groups. Group 1 was treated with intact epithelium and without ...
Abry Florence - - 2010
PURPOSE: To report the first case of Streptococcus Abiotrophia defectiva-associated crystalline keratopathy. METHODS: An 83-year-old woman underwent penetrating keratoplasty for pseudophakic bullous keratopathy in the OD. Ten months after surgery, the patient presented with decreased visual acuity in the OD. Slit-lamp examination showed crystalline keratopathy. Corneal scrapings were negative, and ...
Gupta Noopur - - 2010
An innovative technique to seal large paracentral corneal melts is being presented. Two patients with sterile corneal melts sized 3-5 mm in diameter were treated with a full-thickness patch graft punched using a dermatological trephine and secured with the fibrin-aprotinin biological tissue adhesive, supplanting the need for sutures. The defect ...
Wolter-Roessler M - - 2010
A prospective study was carried out to evaluate postoperative visual acuity and patients satisfaction after implantation of a multifocal add-on IOL. In 50 eyes of 25 patients operated by two surgeons "group A (MK) = 15 patients; group B (MWR) = 10 patients" with age-related cataract after "normal" cataract surgery, ...
Ouchi Masayuki - - 2010
To evaluate clinical outcomes of limbal relaxing incision (LRI) combined with bimanual phacoemulsification and insertion of an intraocular lens (IOL) developed for bimanual microincision cataract surgery (MICS). In a prospective, single-center study, eyes with > or = 0.75 diopters (D) of keratometric astigmatism were randomly assigned to two surgical techniques: ...
de Ortueta Diego - - 2010
To analyze and compare time-dependent topographic changes after hyperopic LASIK. Sixty-six consecutive eyes of 37 patients treated for hyperopic astigmatism with the SCHWIND ESIRIS excimer laser with follow-up of > or = 3 months were retrospectively evaluated. In all cases, standard examinations and 3-, 12-, and 36-month topographic analyses with ...
Bayar Sezin Akca - - 2010
To report a series of severe corneal changes following intravitreal injection of bevacizumab (Avastin) for age-related macular degeneration. Retrospective noncomparative case series. The authors retrospectively reviewed the corneal changes that developed after the procedure in 1200 (460 patients) intravitreal injections of bevacizumab. Five significant corneal changes (1.1%) occurred in these ...
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 ...
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