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    Orbital metastatic small cell carcinoma of the pancreas with optic nerve compression.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 7;53(1):e22-e24. Epub 2017 Aug 7.
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL; Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL. Electronic address:

    Implantation pearl cyst after uncomplicated clear cornea phacoemulsification mimicking an iris tumour.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 21;53(1):e10-e13. Epub 2017 Jul 21.
    Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom; Ocular Oncology Service, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom; UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

    Structural and functional degeneration of retinal nerves in sibling carriers of a Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy mutation.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 4;53(1):e1-e4. Epub 2017 Aug 4.
    New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Dysautonomia Center, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York; Ophthalmology Department, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

    The Toronto experience with the Argus II retinal prosthesis: new technology, new hope for patients.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 23;53(1):9-13. Epub 2017 Dec 23.
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University Health Network Hospitals, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. Electronic address:
    Surgical restoration of vision with retinal prostheses is a new and developing technology currently available in a select group of countries, Canada among them. The Argus II retinal prosthesis is the first commercially available device for restoration of vision in patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa or with similar retinal pathology who still have minimal residual native vision. The surgery is complex and requires training however it is within the abilities of any experienced retina surgeon. Read More

    Selective laser trabeculoplasty for primary open-angle glaucoma patients younger than 40 years.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 25;53(1):81-85. Epub 2017 Sep 25.
    Department of Biostatistics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
    Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) among patients with juvenile-onset primary open-angle glaucoma (JOAG).

    Methods: Patients diagnosed with JOAG who were not controlled on medical therapy were offered a trial of SLT. The patients were followed up prospectively for 1, 3, 6, and 12 months postlaser to evaluate the efficacy of SLT as second-line therapy. Read More

    Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in open-angle glaucoma versus controls using the STOP-Bang questionnaire.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 27;53(1):76-80. Epub 2017 Sep 27.
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. Electronic address:
    Objective: To compare the percentage of patients at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in open-angle glaucoma (OAG) versus controls using the STOP-Bang questionnaire.

    Methods: This study used a cross-sectional survey. Patients with OAG and controls completed the STOP-Bang questionnaire-a validated tool to identify patients at high risk for OSA. Read More

    Evaluating selective laser trabeculoplasty versus argon laser trabeculoplasty in pseudoexfoliation glaucoma patients.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 27;53(1):70-75. Epub 2017 Sep 27.
    Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S.
    Objective: Laser trabeculoplasty effectively reduces intraocular pressure (IOP) in primary open angle glaucoma, with argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT) and selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) showing equivalent outcomes. However, it is unclear which laser modality is more effective in pseudoexfoliation (PXE) glaucoma. This study aims to compare the effectiveness of ALT and SLT in PXE glaucoma. Read More

    EyePrintPRO therapeutic scleral contact lens: indications and outcomes.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 28;53(1):66-70. Epub 2017 Sep 28.
    Kensington Eye Institute, Toronto, Ont; Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.. Electronic address:
    Objective: To describe indications and outcomes of patients fitted with the EyePrintPRO therapeutic scleral lens.

    Methods: A database search of patients fitted with the EyePrintPRO from 2014 to 2016. Fourteen eyes of 10 patients were reviewed retrospectively. Read More

    Choroidal thickness changes following cataract surgery using swept source optical coherence tomography.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 27;53(1):60-64. Epub 2017 Sep 27.
    Shahzad Eye Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
    Objective: The aim of this study was to assess changes in subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT), measured using swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT), after routine phacoemulsification cataract surgery.

    Design: This is a prospective, interventional, controlled study that took place at Shahzad Eye Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, between February 2015 and January 2016.

    Participants: One hundred and one patients who were undergoing routine cataract surgery were recruited. Read More

    Effect of femtosecond laser on efficiency of cataract surgery in public setting.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 27;53(1):56-59. Epub 2017 Sep 27.
    Ocular Microsurgery & Laser Centre, Brandon, Man; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man; Brandon Regional Health Centre, Prairie Mountain Health, Brandon, Man.
    Objective: To determine the time needed to perform a femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) and its effect on the efficiency of cataract surgery flow in a Canadian public health centre.

    Design: Retrospective chart review.

    Participants: Patients who had cataract surgery performed in the first 3 months of femtosecond laser (FSL) technology use were compared with patients who had conventional phacoemulsification in the 3 months before FSL installation at Brandon Regional Health Centre (Brandon, Man. Read More

    Surgical outcomes and complications of sutured scleral fixated intraocular lenses in pediatric eyes.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 27;53(1):49-55. Epub 2017 Sep 27.
    Shri Bhagwan Mahavir Vitreoretinal Services, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India.
    Objective: To study the outcome and complications of sutured scleral fixated intraocular lenses (SSFIOL) in children.

    Design: Retrospective study.

    Subjects: A total of 279 eyes of 230 children who underwent SSFIOL at ≤18 years of age in a tertiary eye care centre in India. Read More

    Evaluation and surgical outcome of acquired nonaccommodative esotropia among older children.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 25;53(1):45-48. Epub 2017 Sep 25.
    Ivey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Western University, London, Ont.
    Objective: To describe the presentation, clinical evaluation, work-up, surgical management, and surgical outcomes in children older than 8 years with spontaneous, comitant, acquired nonaccommodative esotropia (ANAET).

    Design: Retrospective chart review.

    Participants: Children who underwent bilateral medial rectus recession surgery for ANAET with initial esotropia onset later than 8 years of age. Read More

    Characterization of serological markers of healed/healing arteritis and giant cell arteritis.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 9;53(1):39-44. Epub 2017 Oct 9.
    University of Ottawa Eye Institute, Ottawa, Ont; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ont.. Electronic address:
    Objective: Temporal artery biopsy (TAB) is the gold standard for confirming the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis (GCA) when positive. However, the clinical significance of healed/healing (HH) arterial injury on TAB is not well understood. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical significance of this finding on TAB by determining its association with seromarkers typically predictive of GCA. Read More

    Role of methotrexate in thyroid-related orbitopathy.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 29;53(1):34-38. Epub 2017 Sep 29.
    Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta; Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.. Electronic address:
    Objective: To report the experience of a tertiary care orbital service in treating severe active thyroid related orbitopathy with methotrexate (MTX) managed by the Ophthalmologist.

    Design: Retrospective consecutive case series.

    Participants: Nineteen consecutive patients (5 males and 14 females) with severe active thyroid related orbitopathy. Read More

    Rehabilitation of reading skills in patients with age-related macular degeneration.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 19;53(1):3-8. Epub 2017 Dec 19.
    Low Vision Service, (University Health Network Hospitals), Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.. Electronic address:
    Reading is the most frequent clinical complaint and the primary goal for patients with macular degeneration seeking vision rehabilitation. The current prevalent methods for reading skills training across the globe are still magnification and basic scotoma awareness training. More recent studies showed that specific eccentric training, comprehension ability training, and specific oculomotor training are all beneficial to reading skills rehabilitation. Read More

    Prospective case-control trial evaluating silicone gel for the treatment of direct brow lift scars.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb;53(1):29-33
    Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Montreal, Que.
    Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of a topical silicone gel on scars in patients who had undergone bilateral direct brow lift surgery.

    Design: A randomized double-blind clinical trial with a placebo applied to one scar and topical silicone gel (Dermatix Ultra; Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Laval, Que.) used on the other scar for 2 months. Read More

    Sural nerve graft for neurotrophic keratitis: early results.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 10;53(1):24-29. Epub 2018 Jan 10.
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.
    Objective: To report our center's experience in treating neurotrophic keratitis (NK) through corneal neurotization using nerve transfers and sural nerve grafts in the adult population.

    Design: Prospective observational case series, single center study.

    Methods: Six consecutive patients (5 males and 1 female) with severe NK were evaluated. Read More

    Rehabilitation of lost functional vision with the Argus II retinal prosthesis.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 12;53(1):14-22. Epub 2018 Jan 12.
    Low Vision Service (University Health Network Hospitals), Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Toronto, Ont. Electronic address:
    The Argus II retinal prosthesis is the first commercially available device for restoration of vision in patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa or with similar retinal pathology who still have minimal residual native vision. The technology is able to restore vision with production of artificial visual percepts which usually are given adequate useful interpretation by the visual system in most implanted patients. The technology usually produces visual perception at the level of shape identification or better in some cases enabling in many less dependence on vision substitution devices and skills. Read More

    Ophthalmoparesis and unilateral finger flexor muscle weakness in seronegative myasthenia gravis.
    Can J Ophthalmol 2017 Dec 28;52(6):e213-e216. Epub 2017 Jun 28.
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital de Santa Maria, 1649-035, Lisbon, Portugal; Centro de Estudos Ciências da Visão, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-028, Lisboa, Portugal.

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