Case report of Wolfe grafting for the management of bilateral cicatricial eyelid ectropion following severe burn injuries

Case Report 31-year-old Caucasian man was referred for treatment at our institution for surgical treatment of the cicatricial ectropion of both lower eyelids and exposure keratopathy due to severe deep dermal burns that affected minimally 60% of the TBSA (Fig. 1). Eight months prior to this presentation, patient sustained thermal burn injuries. Mechanism of the […]

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The Patient Experience: Symptoms and Impact of Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Abstract Introduction No published literature systematically explores the dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patient experience. To inform the development of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), the important and relevant signs, symptoms, and impacts for patients with dry AMD were identified. Methods A holistic approach was used to capture, define, and organize the signs, symptoms, and impacts […]

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A Randomized, Phase 2 Study of 24-h Efficacy and Tolerability of Netarsudil in Ocular Hypertension and Open-Angle Glaucoma

Abstract Introduction Pharmacotherapy to lower intraocular pressure (IOP) is a mainstay of treatment aimed at delaying progression of visual field loss in ocular hypertension (OHT) and open-angle glaucoma (OAG), but some topical treatments are less effective in controlling IOP at night. Peak IOP may be related to glaucoma progression and can occur outside office hours. […]

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Characteristics of Patients with Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome at a Tertiary Eye Care Center in Jordan

Abstract Purpose To present the clinical profile of patients with pseudoexfoliation (PXF) and describe its association with pseudoexfoliation glaucoma and cataract surgery complications at a university hospital in Jordan. Methods Electronic chart search was performed among patients aged ≥ 50 years who attended the Jordan University Hospital between January 2015 and March 2018, to identify patients with pseudoexfoliation. […]

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Comparison of Post-Cataract Surgery Visual Outcomes and Quality of Life in Patients Bilaterally Implanted with Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

Abstract Introduction The present study compared visual outcomes in eyes with bilateral implantation of two multifocal intraocular lenses (MFIOLs)—the Eyecryl™ ACTV diffractive multifocal IOL (group 1) and AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR® multifocal IOL (group 2). Methods This was a prospective, two-group observational longitudinal study of 118 eyes from 59 patients conducted at Laxmi Eye Institute, Panvel, […]

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Recurrent Vitreomacular Traction in a Patient Treated with Ocriplasmin: A Case Report

Abstract Introduction To describe a case of recurrent vitreomacular traction and macular edema that appeared both before and after the intravitreal injection of ocriplasmin. Case Report An 82-year-old monocular man presented with metamorphopsia and reduced vision of 1-week duration. The patient’s general medical history was unremarkable. His ophthalmic history was significant for severe ocular trauma […]

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Physician-Perceived Impact of Thyroid Eye Disease on Patient Quality of Life in the United States

Abstract Introduction Thyroid eye disease (TED) is an autoimmune disease that causes retro-orbital inflammation and subsequent proptosis, corneal exposure, strabismus, and variable vision changes. European studies have shown that TED can severely impact quality of life (QOL), but little is known about the QOL of patients with TED in the USA. Given that patient QOL […]

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Foveal Eversion: A Possible Biomarker of Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema

Alessandro Arrigo, Emanuela Aragona, Luigi Capone, Rosangela Lattanzio, Piero Zollet, and Francesco Bandello Alessandro Arrigo Department of Ophthalmology, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Hospital, University Vita-Salute, Milan, Italy Find articles by Alessandro Arrigo Emanuela Aragona Department of Ophthalmology, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Hospital, University Vita-Salute, Milan, Italy Find articles by Emanuela Aragona Luigi Capone Department of […]

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Bilateral 0.19 mg Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant in the Successful Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis-Associated Uveitis and Secondary Macular Oedema

Abdus Samad Ansari, Zain Amir, and Gwyn S. Williams Abstract Introduction Treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)-associated uveitis necessitates the use of long-term corticosteroids or immunosuppressive agents, each of which poses their own significant side effect profile. Initial treatment requires intensive topical glucocorticoids, with a step-up approach employing immunosuppressive agents for those cases with poor […]

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Effects of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery on Macular and Choroidal Thickness in Diabetic Patients

Ling-Yun Ma,1 Ao Rong,1,2 Yi Jiang,2 and Shu-Ya Deng1 Ling-Yun Ma 1Department of Ophthalmology, Tongji Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University, Shanghai, 200065 China Find articles by Ling-Yun Ma Ao Rong 1Department of Ophthalmology, Tongji Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University, Shanghai, 200065 China 2Shanghai Xin Shi Jie Eye Hospital, Shanghai, 200050 China Find articles by Ao […]

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Glaucoma Awareness and Knowledge Among Ethiopians in a Tertiary Eye Care Center

Abstract Introduction Glaucoma outcomes are closely associated with patients’ awareness of the disease. However, little is known about glaucoma awareness and knowledge in Addis Ababa, a densely populated and ethnolinguistically diverse capital city in Ethiopia, the second largest country in Africa. Methods We performed a cross-sectional survey in the ophthalmology waiting room at St. Paul’s […]

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Intraocular eyelashes and iris cyst in anterior chamber following penetrating eye injury: a case report

Sabin Sahu,1 Lila Raj Puri,1 and Sanjay Kumar Singh2 Case report A 24-year-old Nepalese male presented with decreased vision in the left eye noticed for last 2 weeks. His visual acuity was 6/6 in the right eye and 6/18 in the left eye, improving to 6/9 with −2.5 DC × 140° correction. The intraocular pressure was 12 mmHg […]

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Severe ocular trauma caused by an ostrich

Authors: L M Levitz, T R Carmichael, and M Nissenbaum The ostrich is a strange and harmless looking bird; however, in Africa attacks by ostriches on humans are not uncommon and sometimes result in death. We recently treated such a patient with an eye injury. Case report A 35 year old male patient presented with an injury sustained […]

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Pencil into the orbit

Case Study In 2011, a 6 year old boy with orbital trauma in the form of a foreign object having penetrated his right eye attended the Ophthalmology Department of Imam Khomeini Hospital in Kermanshah. According to his parents, he suddenly fell when playing and a pencil went directly into the upper part of his right […]

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Carotid–Cavernous Sinus Fistula

A 55 year old woman with a long history of hypertension presented to the hospital with a 1-day history of periorbital discomfort, inferior chemosis, and conjunctival injection of the left eye (Panel A). She reported having a 2-year history of episodic headache and pulsatile tinnitus in the left ear. Examination of the left eye revealed […]

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Traumatic Avulsion of the Globe: Report of a Rare Case

A 60 year-old man sustained severe facial injury after a car accident. He was conscious at admission and had a laceration on his right fronto-temporal area. On ophthalmologic examination, the right eye was normal with 20/20 vision and only had echymosis on right lower lid. Visual acuity of the left eye was no light perception […]

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Suspicious lump turns to be a worm (MIGRATING DIROFILARIA REPENS) – case report

A 32-year-old woman presented to an ophthalmologist with a 2-week history of nodules that moved around her face. She had first noted a nodule below her left eye (Panel A). Five days later, it had moved to above her left eye (Panel B), and 10 days after that to the upper lip (Panel C). She […]

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