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Indocyanine green angiography findings in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration refractory to ranibizumab switched to aflibercept.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Feb 14. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Department of Preventive Medicine, Hospital Universitario Clínico San Carlos, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria San Carlos (IdISSC), Madrid, Spain.

Purpose: To describe indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) and visual acuity (VA) results in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) refractory to ranibizumab switched to aflibercept.

Methods: This study is a prospective interventional case series. Thirty-two eyes of 32 patients with nAMD showing a poor response after at least 24 months of ranibizumab were switched to aflibercept. Read More

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February 2019

Evaluation of antimitotic and antiangiogenic effect of preoperative subconjunctival application of mitomycin C in primary pterygium: a randomized trial.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Feb 13. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil.

Purpose: To evaluate the influence of preoperative mitomycin C (MMC) on the proliferative behavior of fibroblasts and fibrovascular tissue derived from the primary pterygium using the immunohistochemical method (Ki67 and CD34).

Design: Randomized clinical trial.

Subjects, Participants And/or Controls: Sixty-five patients with primary pterygium were randomly selected and divided into one of three groups. Read More

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February 2019

Analysis of pattern electroretinogram signals of early primary open-angle glaucoma in discrete wavelet transform coefficients domain.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Optometry, School of Rehabilitation Science, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Purpose: To evaluate discrete wavelet transform coefficients and identify descriptors of pattern electroretinogram (PERG) waveforms in order to determine PERG characteristics for optimizing the diagnosis of early primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG).

Methods: Pattern electroretinogram was performed in 30 normal eyes and 30 eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma according to the ISCEV protocol. The check size was 0. Read More

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February 2019

Optical coherence tomography angiography findings in Behcet patients.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Ophthalmology, Ege University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey.

Purpose: Retinal vasculitis and vein occlusions are common causes of serious visual loss in Behçet's disease. We aimed to evaluate the optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) findings of Behcet uveitis (BU) patients.

Methods: We evaluated 32 eyes of 16 patients with BU and 30 eyes of 15 healthy controls. Read More

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February 2019
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Glaucoma care in Nigeria: Is the current practice poised to tackle this emerging sight-threatening disease?

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, PMB 01129, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, Nigeria.

Purpose: To investigate the current practice on glaucoma care with the aim of highlighting its poise to tackle this emerging sight-threatening disease in Nigeria.

Methods: This was a cross-sectional, descriptive, population-based survey involving 88 ophthalmologists. Information on their demographic characteristics, practice profile, challenges and prospects on glaucoma care was collected using a semi-structured, self-administered questionnaire in August 2016. Read More

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February 2019
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Hydration of small leaking corneal perforations with cefuroxime.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Ophthalmology, Rambam Healthcare Campus, P.O.B 9602, 31096, Haifa, Israel.

Purpose: To describe a new technique for sealing small corneal perforations after penetrating trauma.

Methods: Corneal perforations in six eyes were sealed using a stromal cefuroxime hydration technique. This technique is identical to the current method used to seal leaking incisions upon completion of cataract surgery except for the use of cefuroxime instead of balanced salt solution. Read More

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February 2019

One-month IOP in mitomycin C-augmented trabeculectomy can predict long-term IOP control in chronic primary angle-closure glaucoma.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, 54 South Xianlie Road, Guangzhou, 510060, China.

Purpose: To investigate the predictors of long-term intraocular pressure (IOP) in chronic primary angle-closure glaucoma (CPACG) treated with primary trabeculectomy.

Methods: This study systematically reviewed cases of CPACG treated with primary trabeculectomy. The scleral flaps in all cases were sutured with two stitches in situ and two releasable sutures to ensure watertight under normal IOP conditions during surgery. Read More

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January 2019
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Learning curve of three-dimensional heads-up vitreoretinal surgery for treating macular holes: a prospective study.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Ophthalmology-Retina, Federal University of São Paulo, Alameda Santos, 333 - Apto 142, São Paulo, SP, CEP 01419-000, Brazil.

Purposes: To compare surgeons' opinions regarding idiopathic full-thickness macular hole (MH) surgery by using traditional microscopy and three-dimensional (3-D) visualization system. To analyze the required time for pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and for internal limiting membrane (ILM) rhexis by using both visualization methods. To evaluate anatomical surgical results. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-019-01075-yDOI Listing
January 2019
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First experience with Oasis Collagen SOFT SHIELD for epithelial defect after corneal cross-linking.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 18. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Queen Victoria Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK.

Background: To investigate response of dissolving collagen contact lenses as an alternative for bandage contact lenses, for the post-interventional care of epithelial defects after corneal cross-linking (CXL) treatment for keratoconus.

Patients And Methods: Follow-up visits were performed at day 1, 4 and 1 month after the intervention. We reviewed notes for re-epithelialization, comfort/pain and any untoward effects of Collagen SOFT SHIELD. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01070-9DOI Listing
January 2019

Stromal Patch with fibrin glue as a novel surgical technique to seal peripheral Descemet's membrane perforations in deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 17. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Purpose: The purpose of this article was to introduce a novel surgical technique for the management of peripheral Descemet's membrane perforation during deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK).

Methods: First, a thin stromal patch was prepared either from the anterior stromal lamella cut during DALK or from the anterior stroma of a Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty button. The stromal patch was secured in a stromal pocket dissected deep in the trephination edge along the perforation site. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01065-6DOI Listing
January 2019

Comparison of the effect of mitomycin C and bevacizumab-methylcellulose mixture on combined phacoemulsification and non-penetrating deep sclerectomy surgery on the intraocular pressure (a clinical trial study).

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 17. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Nikookari Eye Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, 5154645395, Iran.

Purpose: Comparison of the effect of mitomycin C (MMC) versus bevacizumab-methylcellulose mixture (BMM) on combined phacoemulsification and non-penetrating deep sclerectomy surgery on the intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma was made.

Methods: The current study is a controlled, randomized, double-blind clinical trial. Thirty-eight patients were enrolled, with a total of 40 eyes, and underwent a combined phacoemulsification and non-penetrating deep sclerectomy surgery from 2016 to 2017. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-019-01073-0DOI Listing
January 2019
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Transcultural validation of the 5-Item Dry Eye Questionnaire for the Mexican population.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 14. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Cornea and Refractive Surgery Department, Asociación Para Evitar la Ceguera (APEC), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, #46 Vicente García Torres, Delegación Coyoacán, 04030, México City, México.

Purpose: To translate and validate a Spanish-language adaptation of the 5-Item Dry Eye Questionnaire for the Mexican population.

Methods: Based on the MAPI Institute guidelines, the linguistic validation procedures consisted of four steps. Every step was reviewed by the committee. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01068-3DOI Listing
January 2019

Activation of Nrf2/HO-1 pathway protects retinal ganglion cells from a rat chronic ocular hypertension model of glaucoma.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 12. Epub 2019 Jan 12.

Department of Ophthalmology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, 101 Longmian Avenue, Jiangning District, Nanjing, 211166, China.

Objective: The objective of this work was to find out the effects of nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor/heme oxygenase-1 (Nrf2/HO-1) pathway on retinal ganglion cell (RGC) injury in glaucoma.

Methods: The chronic ocular hypertension (COH) rat models of glaucoma were constructed, and intraocular pressure (IOP) and RGC numbers were detected at different time points. Additionally, rats were divided into normal group (normal control rats), model group (COH model rats), and model + tBHQ group (COH model rats treated with Nrf activator, tBHQ). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01071-8DOI Listing
January 2019

Hyperglycemia potentiates the effect of ionic calcium in photoreceptor ellipsoid zone disruption in diabetic retinopathy.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University and University Hospital, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Purpose: To study the association of serum ionic calcium and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) with retinal photoreceptor ellipsoid zone (EZ) disruption in diabetic retinopathy (DR).

Methods: This is a tertiary care center-based observational cross-sectional study. Sixty-three consecutive cases, divided into 21 cases each with no diabetic retinopathy, non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy and proliferative diabetic retinopathy were included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01063-8DOI Listing
January 2019
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Metabolomics analysis in pterygium tissue.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 8. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Department of Ophthalmology, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, 63300, Haliliye, Şanlıurfa, Turkey.

Purpose: The aim of the study was to measure amino acid levels with the metabolomics analysis in pterygium tissue and normal conjunctiva tissue.

Materials And Methods: In this prospective, randomized, clinical study, a comparison of the amino acid profile of pterygium tissue and normal conjunctiva tissue taken during autograft pterygium surgery was made. After homogenization of the tissues, amino acid levels were measured with chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) in the biochemistry laboratory. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01069-2DOI Listing
January 2019

Safety analysis and results of a borosilicate glass cartridge for no-touch graft loading and injection in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 4. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Eye Clinic Sulzbach, Knappschaft Hospital Saar, An der Klinik 10, 66280, Sulzbach, Saarland, Germany.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical outcome after standardized DMEK using a glass injector.

Methods: A total of 254 patients undergoing DMEK surgery using a disposable DMEK borosilicate glass cartridge system were included in this retrospective study. The mean follow-up time was 13. Read More

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January 2019
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The involvement of the mGluR5-mediated JNK signaling pathway in rats with diabetic retinopathy.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 3. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Department of Ophthalmology, Jingzhou First People's Hospital, Jingzhou, Hubei, China.

Objective: To understand the involvement of the mGluR5-mediated JNK signaling pathway in rats with diabetic retinopathy (DR).

Methods: This study established rat models of diabetes mellitus (DM), which were divided into Normal, DM, DM + CHPG (mGluR5 agonist CHPG), and DM + MTEP (mGluR5 antagonist MTEP) groups. The blood glucose and weight of rats were recorded. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01061-wDOI Listing
January 2019

Mechanism of interaction between ocular and nasal neurogenic inflammation in allergic rhinoconjunctivitis.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 3. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instruments, Tianjin University, Tianjin, 300072, China.

Purpose: The mechanisms of naso-ocular interaction in allergic rhinoconjunctivitis are not well understood. Neurogenic inflammation affects both eyes and nose via the same neurogenic factors. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of neurogenic inflammation on conjunctival inflammation following nasal allergen provocation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01066-5DOI Listing
January 2019
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Retinal vascular density evaluated by optical coherence tomography angiography in macular telangiectasia type 2.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 3. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Department of Ophthalmology, Akdeniz University Medical Faculty, Antalya, Turkey.

Purpose: To evaluate the retinal and choroidal vascular changes through optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) in patients with macular telangiectasia type 2 (MacTel 2).

Methods: Our study included 20 patients (40 eyes) with MacTel 2, and age-matched and sex-matched 18 subjects (36 eyes) in the control group. Fundus color photographs, fundus autofluorescence, fundus fluorescein angiography, spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and OCTA were performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01060-xDOI Listing
January 2019

Intermediate results of phaco-endocycloplasty in an exclusive cohort of angle closure glaucoma: potential for change.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 3. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Centre for Sight, Road No 2 Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, 500034, India.

Purpose: The objective of this study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of phaco-endocycloplasty in an exclusive cohort of primary angle closure disease/glaucoma.

Methods: The study was interventional and non-comparative, carried out at a tertiary level eye care Institute. All adult patients (> 18 years) with angle closure disease, who had controlled or uncontrolled intra-ocular pressure (IOP) and had visually significant cataract, requiring surgery, and had undergone phaco-endocycloplasty, performed for 180°-210° simultaneously with cataract surgery, were included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01062-9DOI Listing
January 2019

Comparison of fluorescein angiographic findings in type 1 and type 2 retinopathy of prematurity with intravitreal bevacizumab monotherapy and spontaneous regression.

Int Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 2. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Ophthalmology Clinics, Bakırkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: To investigate the extent of vascularization of the peripheral retina and vascular development patterns in patients with type 1 retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) treated with intravitreal injection of bevacizumab (IVB) and compare fluorescein angiography (FA) findings of them to those seen in patients with type 2 ROP who have recovered spontaneously.

Methods: Between May 2014 and September 2016, patients with type 1 ROP who had a single 0.025 ml (0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-01064-7DOI Listing
January 2019
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Partial thickness sclerectomy to treat exudative retinal detachment secondary a submacular choroidal hemangioma in a Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

S. Anna Clinical Institute, Via del Franzone, 31, 25127, Brescia, Italy.

Purpose: To demonstrate the safety and efficacy of partial thickness sclerectomies to treat exudative retinal detachment secondary to choroidal hemangioma, non-suitable with photodynamic therapy in a 5-year-old child with Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Methods: A 5 year-old child presented exudative retinal detachment secondary to choroidal subfoveal diffuse hemangioma. The child was non-compliant to undergo a photodynamic therapy. Read More

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December 2018
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Use of commercially available sodium hyaluronate 0.18% eye drops for corneal epithelial healing in diabetic patients.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Purpose: To evaluate the effect of topical sodium hyaluronate (SH) 0.18% treatment on corneal epithelial healing after epithelial debridement in pars plana vitrectomy in diabetic patients.

Method: This is prospective and randomized clinical trial. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-1057-1DOI Listing
December 2018

Correlation between age and corneal edema in pediatric patients with Peters anomaly.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Dec 8. Epub 2018 Dec 8.

Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 900 NW 17th Street, Miami, FL, 33136, USA.

Purpose: To evaluate corneal edema in different-aged pediatric patients with Peters anomaly and to correlate in vivo with ex vivo histopathologic findings.

Methods: A retrospective cross-sectional study was performed. The medical records of patients diagnosed with Peters anomaly who underwent examination under anesthesia (EUA) between 2011 and 2015 were reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-1048-2DOI Listing
December 2018

Malignant eyelid tumors: Are intra-operative rapid frozen section and permanent section diagnoses of surgical margins concordant?

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Dec 8. Epub 2018 Dec 8.

Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory (DKM), L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.

Purpose: To study the concordance between intra-operative rapid frozen section and permanent section diagnoses of surgical margins following wide surgical excisional biopsy of malignant eyelid tumors.

Methods: This is a retrospective study of 120 cases and 429 frozen section slides.

Results: Of 120 cases, 75 (63%) had sebaceous gland carcinoma, 34 (28%) had basal cell carcinoma, and 11 (9%) had squamous cell carcinoma. Read More

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December 2018
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An assessment of ocular elasticity using real time ultrasound and ocular response analyzer in active or remission rheumatoid arthritis.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Ophthalmology, Yildirim Beyazit University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Purpose: To investigate the elasticity of ocular structures in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) without ocular involvement.

Methods: The study included 56 RA patients (study group) and 24 healthy volunteers as the control group. The rheumatoid arthritis patients were divided into two subgroups as those in active phase (Group 1, n = 25) or in remission phase (Group 2, n = 31) according to the disease activity index (DAS 28) score. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-1055-3DOI Listing
December 2018
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BKC and CME: Is benzalkonium chloride hindering our efforts to achieve the desired postoperative visual acuity?

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Department of Ophthalmology, V.M.M.C & Safdarjung Hospital, Room No. 430 of Eye OPD, 4th Floor of OPD Building, Ansari Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi, 110029, India.

Purpose: To evaluate and compare the change in postoperative central macular thickness in patients receiving benzalkonium chloride (BKC)-preserved and BKC-free medications after uneventful phacoemulsification.

Setting: V.M. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-1051-7DOI Listing
November 2018
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Choroidal thickness in preeclampsia measured by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Cabral 732/1204, Porto Alegre, RS, 90420-121, Brazil.

Purpose: To compare choroidal thickness (CT) measurements in preeclamptic and healthy women in the third trimester of pregnancy using optical coherence tomography.

Methods: This cross-sectional study included 148 eyes of 74 women, divided into two groups: 27 healthy pregnant women in the third trimester (control group) and 47 age-matched pregnant women in the third trimester with preeclampsia (PE group). Of the 47 subjects in preeclampsia group, 26 were classified as having mild PE and 21 as having severe PE. Read More

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November 2018
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Chromosomal microarray analysis of patients with Duane retraction syndrome.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.

Purpose: Duane retraction syndrome (DS) is a rare congenital strabismus with genetic heterogeneity. The genetic causes of DS are not always of monogenic origin; various chromosomal copy number variations (CNVs) have also been reported. The objective of our study was to characterize the CNVs, including gains and losses detected by high-resolution chromosomal microarray in patients with DS. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-1042-8DOI Listing
November 2018

Efficacy of intravitreal aflibercept monotherapy in retinopathy of prematurity evaluated by periodic fluorescence angiography and optical coherence tomography.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Ophthalmology Clinics, SBU Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of intravitreal aflibercept (IVA) in vascular and macular maturation in neonates with type 1 retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity (APROP).

Materials And Methods: Thirty-six eyes of 18 patients with type 1 ROP or APROP in zone I or posterior zone II were enrolled in our study. At baseline, only fluorescein angiography (FA) was performed. Read More

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November 2018

Low-grade "benign" birdshot retinochoroiditis: prevalence and characteristics.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 24. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

Inflammatory and Retinal Eye Diseases, Centre for Ophthalmic Specialized Care (COS) at Montchoisi Teaching Center, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Purpose: To establish the prevalence, morphologic and functional characteristics and evolution of mild birdshot retinochoroiditis (BRC).

Methods: Retrospective review of all BRC cases treated at the Centre for Ophthalmic Specialized Care, Lausanne, Switzerland, with at least 3 years of follow-up since the initial symptoms. Sub-Tenon's injection of triamcinolone was the first line of treatment if visual field changes were unilateral, with no additional treatment if visual field returned to normal. Read More

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November 2018
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Assessment of Schlemm's canal in acute primary angle closure: an anterior segment optical coherence tomography study.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 23. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India.

Purpose: To image and quantitatively evaluate the Schlemm's canal (SC) dimensions in the eyes with acute primary angle closure (APAC) with anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT), and compare it with the SC measurements taken after the control of intraocular pressure (IOP) and in the normal age-matched controls.

Materials And Methods: Seventeen eyes of 14 patients with the newly diagnosed APAC and 59 age-matched normal subjects underwent AS-OCT to image SC. SC cross-sectional area, SC meridional and coronal diameters were measured in the temporal and nasal regions at 3 and 9 o'clock position. Read More

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November 2018
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The effect of combined phacotrabeculectomy, trabeculectomy and phacoemulsification on the corneal endothelium in the early stage: a preliminary study.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 23. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: We aimed to investigate the effect of combined phacotrabeculectomy, trabeculectomy and phacoemulsification on the corneal endothelium in the early stage.

Materials And Methods: In this prospective and non-randomized study, three groups were identified each consisting of 20 eyes (Group I phacotrabeculectomy, group II trabeculectomy, group III phacoemulsification). In the pre- and postop month 1, corneal endothelial cell density (CECD), coefficient of variation (CV) (polymegathism) and hexagonality (Hex) (pleomorphism) were measured by means of a non-contact specular microscope (Nidek CEM-530, NIDEK Co. Read More

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November 2018
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Dexamethasone implant as an adjuvant therapy to ranibizumab loading dose in persistent diabetic macular edema.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 23. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Department of Opthalmology, Okmeydanı Research and Training Hospital, Darülaceze Cad. No:25 Şişli, 34367, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: This study evaluates the effectiveness of a single-dose dexamethasone implant (DI) as an auxiliary therapy to continued intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) treatment in patients with persistent diabetic macular edema (DME).

Methods: Twenty-five pseudophakic eyes of 25 patients with DME who underwent a single injection of DI as an adjuvant therapy following an IVR loading dose were examined retrospectively. All patients were treatment naive and had a poor response to a loading dose of three consecutive monthly IVR injections. Read More

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November 2018
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The impact of duration on the recurrence of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: optimal cutoff value.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 23. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Van Erciş State Hospital, Van, Turkey.

Purpose: To assess the impact of symptom duration on the recurrence of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) and to determine the threshold symptom duration for recurrence.

Patient And Methods: In this non-comparative, observational case series, a retrospective evaluation was made of the records of patients with RRD at baseline and during the postoperative follow-up period, in respect of postoperative anatomic outcome, prognostic factors for recurrent retinal detachment and the cutoff value of symptom duration.

Results: Recurrent retinal detachment was detected in 33 (17. Read More

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November 2018
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Efficacy of fixation of the amniotic membrane on a symblepharon ring with continuous suturing in acute ocular chemical burn patients.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 22. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Department of Ophthalmology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34098, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: To describe a modified non-traumatic amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) technique and evaluating its efficiency for the ocular surface injury after chemical burn were aimed.

Methods: Twenty eyes of 20 patients (F: 6, M: 14) with acute chemical burn for whom modified non-traumatic AMT was utilized were evaluated retrospectively. In this technique, amniotic membrane (AM) was fixated onto a symblepharon ring with continuous suturing. Read More

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November 2018
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A practical and easy surgical technique for recovery of an incarcerated haptic.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 22. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Department of Ophthalmology, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey.

Purpose: To present a surgical intervention for a posterior haptic trapped between the cartridge and plunger during intraocular lens (IOL) implantation.

Materials And Methods: Posterior haptic incarceration was detected in 36 cases during implantation of a one-piece foldable IOL during cataract surgery with phacoemulsification. In 11 of the patients (Group 1), recovery was achieved by forcibly pulling out the incarcerated posterior haptic. Read More

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November 2018
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Comparison of two popular nuclear disassembly techniques for cataract surgeons in training: divide and conquer versus stop and chop.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 21. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Ophthalmology Unit, Desio Hospital, Desio, Monza-Brianza, Italy.

Purpose: To compare two common phacoemulsification techniques in the learning curve phase, and their effect on ultrasound energy dissipation.

Methods: One hundred and ten consecutive patients scheduled for cataract surgery with the same surgeon in training were prospectively enrolled. Study was divided in two parts. Read More

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November 2018
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Automated macular segmentation with spectral domain optical coherence tomography in the fellow eyes of patients with unilateral retinal vein occlusion.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 12. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Ophthalmology, Pamukkale University, Kınıklı Kampüsü, Kınıklı, Denizli, Turkey.

Purpose: To assess the change in the macular layers in the fellow eyes of unilateral retinal vein occlusion (RVO) patients and to evaluate whether certain layers are more affected based on RVO type.

Methods: This retrospective study included 87 fellow eyes of patients with unilateral RVO (26 central, 61 branch) and 105 eyes of 105 subjects without RVO. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography was used for automatized retinal segmentation. Read More

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November 2018

Correlation of central and peripheral keratometric parameters after corneal collagen cross-linking in keratoconus patients.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 12. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Section of Academic Ophthalmology, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

Purpose: To evaluate the difference in the central and peripheral keratometric parameters in patients with keratoconus after corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL).

Methods: Forty-eight eyes of 32 patients (18 males, 16-28 years) affected by progressive keratoconus in different stages of evolution underwent CXL using the standard epithelium-off protocol. Corneal thickness and corneal curvature before CXL and after 6 and 12 months using the Sirius tomographer were analyzed. Read More

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November 2018
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Anti-VEGF treatment switch in neovascular age-related macular degeneration: a comparison of aflibercept versus ranibizumab after a single-dose switch.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 1. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Research Department, Asociación Para Evitar la Ceguera en México, Hospital Dr. Luis Sánchez Bulnes, Vicente García Torres # 46, San Lucas Coyoacán, 04030, Mexico City, Mexico.

Purpose: To determine the effect achieved from a single dose of anti-VEGF treatment switch, in patients with nAMD previously treated with bevacizumab, switched to either aflibercept or ranibizumab, and to compare the response between aflibercept and ranibizumab.

Methods: In retrospective, observational, and comparative study, patients were divided into two groups: Group 1, patients switched to aflibercept; Group 2, patients switched to ranibizumab. Paired samples t test was performed to measure differences in central macular thickness (CMT). Read More

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November 2018
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The diagnostic value of optical coherence tomography angiography in diabetic retinopathy: a systematic review.

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David Gildea

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 31. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, 11-43 Bath St, London, EC1V 9EL, UK.

Purpose: Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. Accurate investigative tools are essential for the early diagnosis and monitoring of the disease. Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) is a recently developed technology that enables visualisation of the retinal microvasculature. Read More

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October 2018
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Anterior chamber indices in a population-based study using the Pentacam.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 31. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Purpose: To determine the distribution of anterior chamber depth (ACD), anterior chamber volume (ACV), and anterior chamber angle (ACA) values in a rural population over 5 years of age using the Pentacam.

Methods: In this cross-sectional study, samples were selected from over 1-year-old inhabitants of two villages in Iran using a multistage cluster sampling approach. All participants underwent the measurement of uncorrected and corrected visual acuity and auto-refraction, retinoscopy, subjective refraction, and slit lamp examination. Read More

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October 2018
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Outcomes of toric supplementary intraocular lenses for residual astigmatic refractive error in pseudophakic eyes.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 29. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

The Eye Health Centre, 87 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, Australia.

Purpose: To evaluate rotational stability and visual and refractive outcomes of supplementary toric IOLs (Sulcoflex Toric 653T, Rayner Intraocular Lenses Ltd) for residual astigmatic refractive error in pseudophakic eyes.

Methods: A retrospective interventional case series was conducted in a single surgeon practice. Charts of patients who had Sulcoflex Toric supplementary IOLs inserted between June 2009 and September 2015 were reviewed. Read More

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October 2018
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Investigation of scleral thermal injuries caused by ultrasonic pars plana phacoemulsification and aspiration using pig eyes.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 23. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-machi, Takatsuki-City, Osaka, 569-8686, Japan.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the thermal injuries caused by ultrasonic pars plana phacoemulsification and aspiration (PPPEA) using pig eyes.

Method: Using a 20-gauge (G) vitrectomy system (Accurus, Fragmatome; Alcon Laboratories) in both the 'open-tip' and 'closed-tip' techniques, PPPEA was performed in pig eyes and the subsequent thermal injuries generated around the scleral wound were measured by infrared thermal imaging (thermography). Post surgery, the state of the scleral wound was observed under a microscope, and a tissue slice containing the scleral wound was then prepared and observed under an optical microscope. Read More

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October 2018

To remove or not to remove (the AC-IOL)? This is the question.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 22. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Department of Ophthalmology, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Thessaloníki, Greece.

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October 2018

Choroidal volume changes following blow-out fracture repair.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 19. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

Department of Ophthalmology, Hallym University College of Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, #150 Seongan-ro, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, 05355, South Korea.

Purpose: To investigate the serial choroidal volume change following orbital blow-out fracture (BOF) repair.

Methods: The choroidal volume was measured by optical coherence tomography in patients who underwent BOF repair, preoperatively and postoperatively at 1, 4, 12 and 24 weeks. The orbital volume ratio (OVR) was obtained by dividing the orbital volume of the traumatized orbit by that of the contralateral side using three-dimensional computed tomography imaging. Read More

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October 2018
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Structural features of eyelid connective tissue in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 12. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

A.A.Vishnevsky Central Military Clinical Hospital, Russian Ministry of Defense, Settlement Novyj, Krasnogorsk District, Moscow, Russia, 143241.

Purpose: To study the connective tissue (CT) structure of upper eyelid skin of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) patients.

Patients And Methods: Forty-seven patients aged 47-91 expecting blepharoplasty formed 3 groups: group 1 [16 subjects without POAG, median age 55 years (interquartile range 54-55.5)], group 2 [12 subjects without POAG, median age 73 (72-76. Read More

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October 2018
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Involutional lower eyelid entropion: causative factors and therapeutic management.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 12. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

Department of Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery, Aichi Medical University Hospital, 1-1 Yazakokarimata, Nagakute, Aichi, 480-1195, Japan.

Purpose: To summarize proposed causative factors and the outcomes of surgical practices for involutional lower eyelid entropion.

Methods: We reviewed the literature on proposed causative factors and the outcomes of surgical practices for involutional lower eyelid entropion, searched on PubMed.

Results: Vertical and horizontal laxities of the lower eyelid, and overriding of the preseptal orbicularis oculi muscle onto the pretarsal orbicularis oculi muscle have been proposed as the major causes of involutional lower eyelid entropion. Read More

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October 2018