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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 ...
Salgado J P - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the six-month clinical results of the light adjustable lens (LAL). In 20 eyes of 12 patients with cataract a cataract surgery with implantation of a light adjustable lens has been performed. 2 ¹/₂ weeks after surgery all intraocular lens adjustments were carried ...
Reeves Sherman W - - 2010
The purpose of the study was to investigate the management of recurrent corneal erosion syndrome (RES). A retrospective case series design was employed in which all RES cases presenting to the Duke University Eye Center from 1995 to 2002 were included. In total, 364 episodes of RES occurred in 261 ...
Hall Reece C - - 2010
Corneal neovascularization can be a difficult problem to treat. The authors describe a patient with lipid keratopathy secondary to corneal neovascularization treated with photodynamic therapy. Six months following treatment the neovascularization has not returned and the lipid keratopathy has not increased in size. No significant side effects from the treatment ...
Javey Golnaz - - 2010
Propionibacterium acnes is a well-recognized cause of chronic postoperative endophthalmitis after cataract surgery. The subtle clinical signs of this infection and its initial favorable response to topical steroids may lead to delayed diagnosis and treatment. Two patients with culture proven P. acnes endophthalmitis after cataract surgery that presented with prominent ...
Mashor Raneen Shehadeh - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the outcomes of small-incision deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty (DLEK) for the treatment of endothelial dysfunction at up to 5 years of follow-up. DESIGN: Prospective, noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS: Sixty eyes of 55 consecutive patients who had corneal edema as a result of Fuchs' dystrophy, pseudophakic bullous keratopathy, ...
Vingolo Enzo Maria - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the refractive outcomes and safety of laser refractive surgery in a group of myopic patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). METHODS: This was a multicenter, retrospective, noncomparative, interventional case series. A total of 32 eyes of 16 patients with RP with at least 18 months of follow-up were ...
Preclik A - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term functional visual results of penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus and to assess the impact of the patient's preoperative corneal curvature and preoperative best spectacle corrected visual acuity (BCVA) on the refractive outcome. In this retrospective study 456 patients with keratoconus who ...
Hafezi Farhad - - 2010
PURPOSE: To report persistent subepithelial haze in two patients following femtosecond LASIK associated with creation of a thin flap. METHODS: Subepithelial haze was assessed by slit-lamp photography, high-resolution Scheimpflug imaging, and corneal confocal microscopy. RESULTS: Two patients showed distinct subepithelial haze and reduced corrected distance visual acuity at 3 months ...
Chan Clara C - - 2010
PURPOSE: To review patient outcomes after femtosecond laser-assisted mushroom configuration deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty. METHODS: Seven eyes of seven patients with a mean age of 30 years underwent femtosecond laser-assisted mushroom configuration deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty from April 2008 to September 2008. Patients had keratoconus, corneal ectasia or scarring. Set ...
Tao Aizhu - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To determine upper and lower tear menisci using optical coherence tomography (OCT) in volunteers after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for myopia. METHODS: Thirty-five eyes of 35 nonsurgical volunteers were evaluated. Twenty-eight eyes of 28 volunteers who underwent LASIK served as the study group. The height, area, and volume ...
Cakmak Hasan Basri - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of injection of 1:100,000 dilution adrenalin with sodium bisulfite preservative on the corneal endothelium in phacoemulsification cataract surgery. METHODS: This retrospective study comprised 70 patients with age-related cataracts who had undergone phacoemulsification cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation without any surgical complications. In the ...
Rauen Matthew - - 2010
PURPOSE: To describe the occurrence and management of a posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) dislocation into the vitreous cavity after Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). METHODS: We describe the clinical course of a pseudophakic patient with Fuchs endothelial dystrophy and previous Neodymium: Yttrium-Aluminum-Garnet (Nd:YAG) laser capsulotomy who underwent DSAEK. ...
Nieto-Bona Amelia - - 2010
PURPOSE: To assess the relationship between changes in human corneal morphology and intraocular straylight produced over time after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). METHODS: Thirty subjects who underwent LASIK surgery were enrolled in this single-center, prospective and longitudinal trial. Twenty-five eyes were included in the study. A scanning, slit white ...
Spyridaki M - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of posterior capsule opacification up to 50 months following 1.7-mm bimanual MICS-cataract surgery. METHODS: Bimanual MICS cataract surgery was performed in 197 eyes (135 patients) via two 1.7-mm corneal incisions. Four MICS acrylic foldable IOLs were implanted: AcriSmart 48S-5, ...
Ozkurt Yelda B - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare different ultrasound modes used in phacoemulsification surgery in terms of their efficacy and outcomes during and after surgery. METHODS: A total of 86 patients with cataract diagnosis who underwent phacoemulsification surgery in Fatih Sultan Mehmet Education and Research Hospital Eye Diseases Clinic between November 2006 and February ...
Wang Yujuan - - 2012
Purpose:  To evaluate the efficacy and postoperative outcomes of bimanual and micro-coaxial phacoemulsification with torsional ultrasound. Methods:  In this prospective randomized series, eyes with age-related cataract were randomly divided into bimanual phacoemulsification and micro-coaxial phacoemulsification groups. Data included preoperative and postoperative corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA), central/temporal corneal thickness, endothelial ...
Virasch Vanee V - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the duration of mitomycin C (MMC) 0.02% application affects visual outcome or the incidence of subepithelial haze in patients undergoing photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) with prophylactic administration of MMC. DESIGN: Retrospective, comparative case series. PARTICIPANTS: Two hundred sixty-nine eyes undergoing PRK. METHODS: This was a retrospective comparative ...
Stojanovic Aleksandar - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate a combination of topography-guided custom ablation and corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in a single procedure for the treatment of keratectasia. METHODS: Twelve eyes of 12 patients with keratectasia were treated with topography-guided custom ablation and CXL. Topography-guided custom ablation was performed using a transepithelial technique with the ...
Nixon Donald R - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the power use, chamber stability, and surgical efficiency of a phacoemulsification system when cataracts were graded preoperatively using the Pentacam Nucleus Grading System (PNS) and adjustments were made in phaco parameters based on the cataract grade. SETTING: Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario, Canada. METHODS: Cataracts were graded ...
Zhao Guiqiu - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare visual function after phacoemulsification with implantation of a multifocal intraocular lens (IOL) or a monofocal IOL. SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University Medical College, Qingdao, Shandong, China. METHODS: This study comprised patients with unilateral cataract who had phacoemulsification with implantation of an AcrySof ReSTOR ...
Kymionis George D - - 2010
In this case series, 2 patients with post-laser in situ keratomileusis corneal ectasia were included. Patients were treated with new intrastromal corneal ring segments, INTACS SK (severe keratoconus or steep "K") (Addition Technology, Inc, Des Plaines, IL) implantation. Two segments were inserted without any intraoperative or postoperative complications. Three months ...
Kymionis George D - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the combined effect of conductive keratoplasty (CK) followed by corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in 2 patients with keratoconus. METHODS: CK spots were applied on the flatter side of the cornea followed by CXL using riboflavin and UV-A light. RESULTS: Immediately after CK, a significant corneal topographic improvement ...
Hutchinson A K - - 2010
To report the long term outcomes of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for the treatment of hyperopia associated with purely refractive accommodative esotropia. This study was a retrospective chart review of 40 patients aged 17-39 years who underwent PRK to eliminate their dependence on glasses. Pre- and postoperative best spectacle corrected visual ...
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