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Ophthalmology emergency department visits in a Brazilian tertiary hospital over the last 11 years: data analysis.

Arq Bras Oftalmol 2022 May 9. Epub 2022 May 9.

Department of Ophthalmology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Purpose: This study aimed to describe the visits profile to Hospital São Paulo's ophthalmology emergency department, a 24-hour public open-access tertiary-care service in São Paulo, Brazil, that belongs to Federal University of São Paulo, over the last 11 years.

Methods: A cross-sectional retrospective study was conducted, including all patients (n=634,726) admitted to the ophthalmology emergency department of Hospital São Paulo between January 2009 and December 2019.

Results: From 2009 to 2019, the number of patients' presentations increased to 39. Read More

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Ocular Surface Diseases in Patients With Diabetes.

Cureus 2022 Mar 22;14(3):e23401. Epub 2022 Mar 22.

Ophthalmology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pune, IND.

Purpose Diabetes is a major cause of ocular morbidity as multiple mechanisms play a role in inducing inflammatory changes in the eye. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common complication and is well-documented. However, in the era of modern medicine, attention is also being focused on ocular surface changes in diabetes. Read More

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Tele-ophthalmology as an aid tool for primary care physicians in the IDF, during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Int Ophthalmol 2022 Apr 2. Epub 2022 Apr 2.

Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel.

Purpose: To describe tele-ophthalmology consultations for primary-physicians in the IDF during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Methods: Retrospective cross-sectional study. Medical records of tele-ophthalmology consultations from March to June 2020 were reviewed. Read More

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Efficacy of Care and Antibiotic Use for Chalazia and Hordeola.

Eye Contact Lens 2022 Apr;48(4):162-168

School of Medicine (A.F.A., L.T., A.W.K.), University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Department of Ophthalmology (D.C.A., O.O.I., L.W., R.C.K., B.J.W., S.R.G., M.R.V.), University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Objectives: To evaluate whether use of an antibiotic improves the efficacy of care for a chalazion or hordeolum.

Methods: A cross-sectional retrospective review was performed. All patients treated for a newly diagnosed chalazion or hordeolum at the University of California, San Francisco from 2012 to 2018 were identified. Read More

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The Microbiome of Meibomian Gland Secretions from Patients with Internal Hordeolum Treated with Hypochlorous Acid Eyelid Wipes.

Dis Markers 2022 24;2022:7550090. Epub 2022 Feb 24.

Department of Ophthalmology, The First Hospital of Kunming, Kunming, 650011 Yunnan Province, China.

Objective: The aims of our experiment were to compare the microorganisms in meibomian gland secretions from patients with internal hordeolum before and after treatment using hypochlorous acid eyelid wipes, to elucidate the mechanism underlying hypochlorous acid eyelid wipe treatment of internal hordeolum.

Methods: This was a prospective, matched-pair study. A total of eight patients with internal hordeolum who attended the ophthalmology clinic of our hospital from April to August 2020 were included. Read More

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Factors associated with ocular surface disease and severity in adults with atopic dermatitis: a nationwide survey.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2022 Apr 15;36(4):592-601. Epub 2021 Dec 15.

Department of Dermatology, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Background: Ocular surface diseases (OSDs), including conjunctivitis and blepharitis, are common in atopic dermatitis (AD) patients, but the magnitude and patient characteristics are unclear.

Objectives: To examine the prevalence of OSDs in adults with AD and identify patient characteristics and risk factors.

Methods: We designed a cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey and sent it via a secure public mail to all adult Danes with a hospital diagnosis of AD (ICD-10 code L20. Read More

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Treating Severe Pediatric Keratoconjunctivitis with Topical Cyclosporine A.

Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 2021 Nov 3. Epub 2021 Nov 3.

Klinik für Augenheilkunde, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Deutschland.

The incidence of chronic keratoconjunctivitis, which potentially causes long-term loss of visual acuity due to corneal opacity, is considerably less common in children than in adults. It is therefore in danger of being overlooked. In children the appropriate treatment is therefore often introduced too late, or to an insufficient extent. Read More

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November 2021

Clinical characteristics of Demodex-associated recurrent hordeola: an observational, comparative study.

Sci Rep 2021 11 1;11(1):21398. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

HanGil Eye Hospital, 35, Bupyeong-daero, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, 21388, South Korea.

Our study evaluated the association between Demodex infestation and recurrent hordeola and examined the clinical features associated with these eyelid lesions. This was an observational, comparative study. We reviewed 250 patients and divided them into the recurrent hordeolum (n = 153) and control (n = 97) groups. Read More

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November 2021


Cesk Slov Oftalmol 2021 ;77(5):257-263

Aim: To present rare form of lids amyloidosis, in the context with literature and remind a Czech professor Vrabec, F., MD, an important pan-European ocular histologist.

Case Report: 37 years aged man was examined for eyelids mass on the department of ophthalmology of the Teaching Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic in June 2018. Read More

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October 2021

Safety and Efficacy of BroadBand Intense Pulsed Light Therapy for Dry Eye Disease with Meibomian Gland Dysfunction.

Clin Ophthalmol 2021 2;15:3983-3991. Epub 2021 Oct 2.

Uptown Eye Specialists, Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

Background: BroadBand light intense pulsed light (BBL-IPL) therapy has shown to reduce hordeolum and blepharitis frequency. This study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of BBL-IPL therapy in patients with dry eye disease (DED) from meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD).

Methods: This is a retrospective, consecutive case series of 48 patients with DED from MGD who underwent BBL-IPL therapy from October 2016 to January 2019 at a single, outpatient clinic in Ontario, Canada. Read More

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October 2021

Ophthalmic Virtual Visit Utilization and Patient Satisfaction During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Telemed J E Health 2022 Jun 4;28(6):798-805. Epub 2021 Oct 4.

Department of Ophthalmology and Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York, USA.

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Differences in characteristics, aetiologies, isolated pathogens, and the efficacy of antibiotics in adult patients with preseptal cellulitis and orbital cellulitis between 2000-2009 and 2010-2019.

Br J Ophthalmol 2021 Oct 4. Epub 2021 Oct 4.

Department of Ophthalmology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Background/aims: To understand whether the epidemiology, aetiologies, common pathogens and the antibiotic efficacy against the identified bacteria of periorbital cellulitis in adults have changed recently (2010-2019) compared with the past decade (2000-2009).

Methods: Adult patients (n=224) diagnosed with preseptal cellulitis and orbital cellulitis admitted to Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital during 2000-2019 were retrospectively reviewed. Demographic and clinical characteristics, isolated pathogens and antibiotic susceptibility tests against the commonly cultured bacteria were analysed. Read More

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October 2021

[Hordeolum and chalazion : (Differential) diagnosis and treatment].

Ophthalmologe 2022 Jan 11;119(1):97-108. Epub 2021 Aug 11.

Augenklinik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Deutschland.

Hordeolum and chalazion are the most frequent inflammatory eyelid tumors. They can occur in association with underlying diseases causing Meibomian gland dysfunction and/or chronic blepharitis. Due to the typical morphological features and clinical course, the diagnosis can mostly be clinically established. Read More

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January 2022

Wells Syndrome as a Rare Cause of Unilateral Ptosis.

Ocul Oncol Pathol 2021 Jun 28;7(3):190-193. Epub 2021 Jan 28.

Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium.

We present a case of a woman with a swollen upper eyelid in ptosis, conjunctival nodules, and chemosis present for a couple of weeks. She did not respond to therapy for hordeolum or allergy. A biopsy followed by histopathological examination showed a large infiltration of eosinophilic granulocytes and flame figures, so the diagnosis of Wells syndrome was made. Read More

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Upper Eyelid Necrosis Secondary to Hordeolum: A Case Report.

Case Rep Ophthalmol 2021 Jan-Apr;12(1):270-276. Epub 2021 Apr 19.

Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

We reported a case of upper eyelid necrosis initially misdiagnosed as a preseptal cellulitis following a hordeolum externum resulting in great damage to the upper eyelid (anterior lamella). The infection was successfully treated with surgical cleansing, drainage, and endovenous antibiotics. Early treatment may avoid severe complications such as eyelid deformity, systemic involvement, and blindness. Read More

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Increased incidence of chalazion associated with face mask wear during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021 Jun 9;22:101032. Epub 2021 Feb 9.

Division of Oculoplastics, Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, 100 Stein Plaza Driveway, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA.

Purpose: To determine whether the incidence of chalazion increased significantly in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County following the widespread adoption of face mask wear in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Methods: This is a retrospective multicenter study of two ophthalmology institutions: a private Oculoplastics practice in San Francisco and the Oculoplastics division of the Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. All patients seen during the studied time periods with a diagnosis of chalazion or hordeolum were identified through review of electronic medical records and included in the study. Read More

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Safety and Efficacy of an Augmented Intense Pulse Light Protocol for Dry Eye Syndrome and Blepharitis.

Photobiomodul Photomed Laser Surg 2021 Mar 24;39(3):178-184. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

Cornea Division, USC Roski Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA.

We evaluated the safety and efficacy of an augmented BroadBand Light (BBL™) protocol on the upper and lower eyelids in improving meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and/or dry eye disease (DED). DED, often associated with MGD, can cause significant morbidity and accounts for 3.54 billion U. Read More

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[Effect of bloodletting at tip of ear with different amounts on pain in patients with early-stage stye: a randomized controlled trial].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2020 Aug;40(8):845-8

Department of TCM, First Central Hospital of Tianjin, Tianjin 300192, China.

Objective: To compare the curative effect between bloodletting at tip of ear with different amounts combined with western medication and western medication alone for early-stage stye.

Methods: A total of 108 patients with early-stage stye were randomly divided into a 50 μL group (36 cases, 4 cases dropped off), a 100 μL group (36 cases, 2 cases dropped off) and a western medication group (36 cases, 5 cases dropped off). The patients in the western medication group were treated with levofloxacin eye drops and levofloxacin hydrochloride eye gel. Read More

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Tarsal Epithelial Cysts: Prevalence, Case Series, and Synthesis of Existing Literature.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 May-Jun 01;37(3):255-261

Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Purpose: Tarsal epithelial cysts (TECs) are squamous epithelial-lined lesions of the eyelid that are often mistaken for chalazia or epidermal inclusion cysts. They remain poorly described in the literature. This study is designed to characterize the prevalence and clinical features of TEC. Read More

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Dupilumab-Associated Blepharoconjunctivitis with Giant Papillae.

Int Med Case Rep J 2020 28;13:303-305. Epub 2020 Jul 28.

New York University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, New York, NY 10017, USA.

Purpose: To describe a case of severe dupilumab-associated blepharoconjunctivitis with giant papillae treated with high potency corticosteroid eyedrops, without discontinuing or reducing dupilumab therapy.

Case Report: A 22-year-old Latin American female with a long history of severe atopic dermatitis (AD) with no ocular involvement presented 20 weeks after starting treatment with dupilumab injections with blurry vision, multiple chalazia, eyelid swelling and severe conjunctival injection in both eyes. She also reports having a hordeolum 2 months prior and severely dry eyes starting 2 weeks prior. Read More

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Bloodletting at EX-HN6 as an adjunctive therapy to eye drops for stye: A meta-analysis.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2020 Aug;99(32):e21555

Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Background: This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of bloodletting (BL) at ear-apex (EX-HN6) as an adjunctive therapy to eye drops for stye.

Methods: This study systematically searched electronic databases from inception to March 1, 2020 in PUBMED, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Chinese Scientific Journals Full-text Database, and WanFang Database. All potential randomized controlled trials (RCTs) investigating the effectiveness and safety of BL at EX-HN6 as an adjunctive therapy to eye drops for stye were included in this study. Read More

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Common inflammatory and infectious conditions of the eyelid.

Dis Mon 2020 Oct 1;66(10):101042. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Division of Ophthalmology, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL, United States; Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States. Electronic address:

Patients with infection or inflammation of the eyelid will often first present to their primary care physicians with symptoms such as redness, swelling, tearing, itchiness, or a foreign body sensation. There are a variety of conditions that affect the eyelid which can cause such symptoms, and the exam and history can help a provider differentiate some of the more common conditions. This article will provide a comprehensive review of the background, diagnosis and management of dry eye disease, chalazion, hordeolum (stye), and preseptal cellulitis. Read More

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October 2020

Stye Can Lie! - A Rare Presentation of Scrub Typhus Eschar.

Indian J Pediatr 2021 04 3;88(4):417. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, 522 503, India.

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The KS-Pexy: A Novel Method to Manage Horizontal Lower Eyelid Laxity.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2020 Feb;145(2):306e-315e

From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia.

Background: Patients with horizontal lower lid laxity undergoing lower lid blepharoplasty are at a high risk for lid malposition. Prophylactic correction of horizontal lower lid laxity during blepharoplasty may alleviate this risk. In this article, the authors describe a novel lower lid blepharoplasty technique, the KS-pexy (named after its originators, Kuhnt and Szymanowski), for correcting horizontal lower lid laxity. Read More

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February 2020

Eyelid lesions in general practice.

Aust J Gen Pract 2019 08;48(8):509-514

DHSc FRANZCO, Chairman, South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, SA; Foundation Chair, The University of Adelaide, SA; Consultant Oculoplastic Ophthalmologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA.

Background: Patients with eyelid lesions often present in the primary healthcare setting. Although most eyelid lumps are benign, accurate diagnosis and early recognition of sinister lesions leads to improved patient outcomes.

Objective: The aim of this article is to provide an overview of common eyelid lesions presenting to the general practitioner. Read More

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[Periocular metastasis as differential diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma and therapeutic marker of a systemic disease].

Ophthalmologe 2019 Nov;116(11):1074-1078

Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Augenheilkunde, Universitätsklinikum Halle (Saale), Ernst-Grube-Str. 40, 06120, Halle, Deutschland.

Background: A pyogenic granuloma is a frequent palpebral pseudotumor. Showing a typical clinical picture after an inflammation (hordeolum, chalazion) it can be easily diagnosed and sometimes a histopathological analysis is thought to be unnecessary.

Methods: A case report of a patient suffering from a palpebral metastasis of a clear cell renal cell carcinoma (cRCC) as an atypical differential diagnosis of an inflammatory pseudotumor of the eyelid is presented. Read More

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November 2019

A Case of Ocular Kaposi's Sarcoma Successfully Treated with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Combined with Docetaxel.

Am J Case Rep 2018 Sep 10;19:1074-1077. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

BACKGROUND Ocular Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) involving the conjunctiva and ocular adnexa is uncommon and is usually treated with cryotherapy or surgical excision. We report a case of ocular KS successfully treated with HAART combined with 8 cycles of weekly docetaxel. CASE REPORT Our patient was a 24-year-old, treatment-naïve, HIV-positive (CD4 cell count 198 cells/mm3), homosexual man treated as having atypical hordeolum and subconjunctival hemorrhage, and later confirmed with pathology to have ocular KS with immunohistochemistry study showing KS with positive HHV8, CD34, CD31, and focal positive staining with Factor VIIIRA. Read More

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September 2018

The trend of resistance to antibiotics for ocular infection of Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci, and Corynebacterium compared with 10-years previous: A retrospective observational study.

PLoS One 2018 7;13(9):e0203705. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Department of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

Objective: To retrospectively identify epidemiological trends of infection on the ocular surface and investigate trends of resistance to bacterial antibiotics compared with 10-years previous for Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS), and Corynebacterium in Japan.

Materials And Methods: Bacterial isolate samples were collected from the conjunctival sacs of eyes afflicted with conjunctivitis, keratitis, dacryocystitis, and hordeolum from September 2004 through November 2005 (n = 145 isolates) and September 2014 through November 2015 (n = 195 isolates) at the Baptist Eye Institute, Kyoto, Japan. The prevalence of methicillin-resistant S. Read More

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February 2019

Periorbital infections and conjunctivitis due to Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) positive Staphylococcus aureus in children.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 08 6;18(1):371. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany.

Background: Colonisation with Panton-Valentine Leukocidin expressing strains of Staphylococcus aureus (PVL + SA) is characterised by recurrent skin and soft tissue infections. While periorbital and orbital infections are common in children and frequently caused by S. aureus the role of PVL + SA in recurrent eye infections has not been studied. Read More

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Cover Image: Dermoscopic detection of unusual eyelash Trichophyton interdigitale infection mimicking hordeolum.

Br J Dermatol 2018 04;178(4):989-990

Department of Dermatovenereology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610041, China.

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